Brightwood College-Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV 89102
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Closed or stopped accepting new students in 2019. For more information check U.S. Department of Education closed schools page.

Brightwood College-Las Vegas is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This college was formerly part of the Education Corporation of America. This included Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Ecotech Institute, Golf Academy of America, and Virginia College. In December 2018, it was announced that all operations would be discontinued. This is now a defunct college and no new students are being enrolled in programs. In the past, it offered several associate degree opportunities and certificate opportunities to its many students. It was a popular school in the area and students are still able to request transcripts to look into transfer options and other particulars.

This college used to have a nursing program as well, but that is also being discontinued. It had a very thorough practical nursing program that was popular in the area. The nurse aide courses were also very popular and produced many fine medical professionals over the years. Nursing students from this program are now looking into various transfer options to see how they can proceed with their education. The school even offered registered nursing courses and was capable of handing out associate degrees to graduates. This nursing program is no longer an option for students in the Las Vegas area. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students670
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 10 53

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
04/26/2013 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
ACEN
03/01/2011 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 85% of Brightwood College-Las Vegas's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 72% $4,043
Other Federal Grant 54% $224
State Grant & Scholarships 1% $13,095
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 17% $877
Federal Student Loans 77% $8,100
Private Loans 2% $8,618

$21,009

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$20,944
$30,001 to $48,000$20,536
$48,001 to $75,000$22,594
$75,001 to $110,000$24,664
Over $110,000$24,438

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Student Population

670

Undergrads

0

Graduates

543

Women

127

Men

100%

Full-time

0%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
35%
Hispanic
31%
White
16%
Asian
8%
Two or more races
4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Non-resident alien
0%

Relevant scholarships

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Nevada state board of nursing.

Brightwood College-Las Vegas
3535 W. Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89102
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