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Modesto Campus


5172 Kiernan Court
Salida, CA 95368
(209) 543-7000
(209) 543-7000
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Brightwood College in Modesto, CA

Making the decision to further your education could be one of the most important decisions you make for your future, both personally and professionally. At Brightwood College, we offer career-oriented diploma and degree programs that could prepare you to pursue a fulfilling professional future.

You could open the door to exciting new career opportunities today with the help of Brightwood College in Modesto, California.

Brightwood College, Modesto has been placed on institutional show cause by its accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ("ACICS"), because of financial concerns.

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Why Brightwood College?

Flexible Schedules for Busy Adults

We understand how demanding life can be. That is why our health care program offers flexible class schedules, so you can continue your education without giving up your current job. Our programs with morning, afternoon, and evening class schedules could make it easier to juggle the demands of home and work while you pursue your educational goals.

Make the Commitment

Brightwood College strives to help you prepare for a rewarding career. Start your future today - find out why Brightwood College is the place to begin. Request information or schedule a tour today.

History of Brightwood College in Modesto

Brightwood College, Modesto campus was established as a postsecondary educational institution focusing on allied health education. The campus was acquired by Andon College in September 1985 and became eligible to grant associate’s degrees in 1996. In January 2003, the College changed its name to California College and became Maric College in March 2004. Maric College changed its name to Kaplan College in August 2008. The school became Brightwood College in February 2016.

Campus Location

Brightwood College’s Modesto campus occupies 24,000 square feet of classroom and office space. Brightwood College can help you gain the real-world knowledge sought after by today’s employers.

Surrounding Area

The Salida and Modesto, California areas offer much in the way of commerce and recreation. Several industrial parks occupied by large industry leaders may offer future employment opportunities to students. Attractions in the area include the Rainbow Sports Complex, several theaters, golf courses, and shopping and dining venues to meet the needs of students and residents alike.

Available Programs

Brightwood College in Modesto, CA can provide the groundwork for your professional future if you're ready to make the commitment. Our equipment, settings, and anatomical models are all here to ensure you receive hands-on training, a vital component for success in today's career world. Let Brightwood College help you shape your future today.