Brightwood College-North Hollywood

North Hollywood, CA 91606

Brightwood College-North Hollywood is a privately run, for profit institution, located in North Hollywood, California. It offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Education Corporation of America that operates 10 campuses in North Hollywood, Sacramento, San Diego, Vista, Birmingham, AL, Montgomery, AL, Jacksonville, FL, Pensacola, FL, Jackson, MS, Las Vegas, NV.

Brightwood College-North Hollywood has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio31:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelFor Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate81%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN

    The Kaplan College Vocational Nursing Program is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.

    The program prepares students to work in a variety of setting including, clinics, doctor’s offices, and hospitals by equipping them with the professional skills and knowledge you need to pursue a career in nursing.

    The program combines classroom instruction with clinical and lab experience preparing nurses to deliver direct patient care, data collection, basic bedside nursing, wound management, medication administration and documentation and patient education under the supervision of a physician or a registered nurse.

    Successful graduates from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examinations for licensure as a Vocational Nurse.

    Admission Requirements:

    • High School Diploma, GED equivalency certificate
    • Possess a Home Study Certificate or transcript from a Home Study Program equivalent to high school diploma
    • Complete required admission documents
    • Complete informational interview
    • Nationally standardized test designed to measure ability to perform tasks associated with occupational goals
    • Complete Enrollment Agreement
    • Documentations for health examinations, immunizations, pathology tests,

    A criminal background check may be required for a student for the purposes of professional licensing, registration exams and certification. Students who have prior felony convictions or serious misdemeanors may be denied professional certification, licensing and registration.  

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 58

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Brightwood College-North Hollywood

Concorde Career College-North Hollywood
0.51 miles away
National Career College
3.96 miles away
American Medical Sciences Center
8.32 miles away
West Coast Ultrasound Institute
8.33 miles away
Glendale Career College
8.42 miles away
American Career College-Los Angeles
9.29 miles away
Advanced Computing Institute
10.02 miles away
California Career College
11.79 miles away
Valley College of Medical Careers
12.25 miles away
Advanced College
22.94 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
08/09/2013 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$19,057
30k to 48k$19,708
48k to 75k$21,712
75k to 110k$23,152
Over 110k$23,551
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Programs Costs

Program Length Tuition & Fees Books & Supplies Total
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 12months $29,898.00 $1,851.00 $31,749.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Two or more races
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Brightwood College-North Hollywood
6180 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Suite 101
North Hollywood, CA 91606

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