Brightwood College, Brownsville Campus

Brightwood College, Brownsville Campus


Campus Overview

In today's job market, if you want to get ahead you need an education that helps you develop the skills and work habits that employers are hungry to hire. Brightwood College's diploma programs are career-focused and designed to help you prepare for the career you want. Graduates from our Brownsville, Texas campus have received training designed to help them enter the workforce with confidence.

Professional instructors share their experiences in the fields they teach with you. At Brightwood College, you will get an inside look at what employers demand in the workplace in some of the most sought-after careers in the country.

Balancing multiple responsibilities is a challenge. Making time for education, family and work can be difficult to say the least. That's why our flexible schedules work well for many students. Contact Brightwood College today for more information on how you can train for a new career and achieve your goals.


Brightwood College Brownsville began in 2002 as a branch of Career Centers of Texas, El Paso owned by Quest. Shortly thereafter, Quest changed its name to Kaplan Higher Education Corporation. In 2015, the campus changed its name to Brightwood College.

What Brightwood College Offers

Students can unlock their potential and train for careers they want at Brightwood College. They deserve it. The only way to get from where they are now to where they want to be is to take action and start their journeys. Brightwood College will help point students in the right direction -- toward new careers that they can be proud of.

Brightwood College's Commitment

Brightwood College stands by its services and the education it provides. Students can confidently attend a Conditional Admittance Period with no financial commitment to be sure that Brightwood College is the right choice for them. If students notify the school that they will not be staying beyond the Conditional Admittance Period, then they will not be charged tuition.

Brightwood College's Instructors

Brightwood College's instructors bring real world experiences to the classroom. They provide students with the most current industry standards and practices.

Hands-on Training

At Brightwood College, students can combine classroom learning with hands-on training. Students actually do what they come to learn; they don't just read about it. They develop skills that are more likely to stick when they actually practice those skills.

Materials and Equipment

Students learn with materials and equipment that they would use on the job. They gain the ability to display knowledge and skills that employers are looking for.


Students can find externship or practicum sites with the school's assistance. They can apply the knowledge they gain at Brightwood College to real-world career settings. They increase their confidence in job interviews.

Externships and practicums are not required for all programs.

Admission Requirements

Brightwood College wants to help students start their journeys. The admissions process for each student starts with a Career Planning Session where the student's career goals are discussed; information about the school and its programs is shared; a campus tour is provided; and the student has the opportunity to meet with a Career Services Adviser and Financial Aid Officer.

Admissions requirements include, but are not limited to, proof of high school graduation and entrance assessment. For information on specific program requirements, students should contact the Admissions Department.

Financial Aid and Military Benefits

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. A financial aid officer will be able to assist students in determining their eligibility for federal loans, private aid, state and federal grants, scholarships, and other forms of aid.

In support of the military community, Brightwood College also offers a 30% discount in tuition for active duty personnel, military spouses, veterans, and dependent of veterans or active duty personnel.

Students should please contact the Financial Aid Department for more information about financial aid and the military and veteran benefits programs the campus supports.

Career Services

Brightwood College is committed to students' future successes. It works with employers in the community to make sure that its programs support students' needs by providing graduates that are appropriately skilled. Students will receive personalized assistance from a Career Services Adviser in school, upon graduation and beyond.

Brightwood College offers "The Brightwood Certified Professional" program devoted to sharpening the skills that could make the difference in a student's job search. Brightwood College offers 7 certification activities that allow students to become more well-rounded candidates upon graduation. Certifications include, but are not limited to, dress for success, social media presence, and preparing for the interview.


Choosing an accredited school is important to your education. Accreditation signifies that the school has met certain standards of quality in education, so you can feel confident in the value of the education you receive.

Brightwood College in Brownsville, TX is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS): 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington DC 20002-4242. For questions about our accreditation, call 202.336.6780. The ACICS website is located at

Consumer Information

For more information on our programs and their outcomes visit Brightwood College does not guarantee employment or career advancement. Programs vary by campus.


Brightwood College Brownsville is located in the Omni Pavilion Shopping Center. The campus is a short 10 minute drive to the Texas/Mexico border. With large classrooms, student break areas and an outdoor patio for studying, the campus provides a comfortable learning environment.

White sand beaches at Boca Chica Beach, Laguna Madre, the Gulf of Mexico and South Padre Island are popular destinations in the Brownsville region. With a favorable climate for outdoor activities most of the year, residents and visitors enjoy boating, fishing, golf, and shopping on both sides of the border.

As a major manufacturing center of the Rio Grande Valley, Brownsville is a global marketplace using current highly technical manufacturing operations. The shrimping industry and agriculture are significant factors in the area's economic development.


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Location & Contact

1900 North Expressway Suite O
Brownsville, TX 78521
United States




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