Brightwood College in San Diego, CA


9055 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 279-4500
(858) 279-4500
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4.5 star rating
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I am a current student... the staff is great and so are the teachers I'm having a great time learning and look forward to completing the PCAT program

Posted by Tammie Rodgers Williams on Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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Proud to be a Military Friendly School®

Military Friendly School 2015

Active duty personnel, veterans, military spouses and dependents may qualify for reduced tuition rates. For more information, visit Military Students.

If you are looking for colleges in California, Brightwood College in San Diego provides you with a quality education for your chosen career—and your life.

Choose from various diploma, certificate, and degree programs and start your future today at Brightwood College in San Diego, California.

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Why Brightwood?

Education for Life

At our San Diego campus, as well as our other Brightwood Colleges in California, your education extends beyond the classroom. Our programs are designed to furnish you with knowledge and skills for the real world.

Taught by dedicated instructors with working experience, our courses offer insight into what your new career may hold. In addition, our externship and clinical opportunities can further prepare you for the day-to-day situations you may encounter in the workplace.

New Beginnings

Deciding to pursue your education is one of the most important decisions you can make for your future. Choosing the right college can be just as important.

Choosing Brightwood College in San Diego, California can open the door to new opportunities. Our admissions staff is available to answer your questions and can help guide you through the admissions process.

Get started on the path to a new career and a better future.

Campus Location

The Brightwood College San Diego campus is centrally located in Kearny Mesa, near Freeways 805 and 163, and in between Interstate 8 and Highway 52. Our facility occupies more than 53,407 square feet of classroom and office space, and is handicap accessible.

Each Brightwood College program is taught in specially built classrooms, labs, and computer/transcription rooms.

Our on-campus library and learning resource center contains a variety of journals, publications, and other resources for research and general studies. The library offers computer services and Internet access, and is open to accommodate students during most College hours.

History of Brightwood College in San Diego

Brightwood College, San Diego campus was founded in 1976 as Maric College of Medical Careers to provide quality education in response to the needs of those aspiring toward medical careers and to meet employment demands in allied health occupations. The operation was expanded in September 1984 to the San Marcos Campus, which later moved to Vista.

In 1994, the existing Maric Colleges began offering associate’s degree programs. In March 1999, Maric College of Medical Careers changed its name to Maric College and became Kaplan College in August 2008. The school became Brightwood College in February 2016.


Available Programs

The variety of training programs offered by Brightwood College in San Diego can provide you with education for a new future.

In addition, our Career Services department can assist graduates in finding the right jobs in their specific fields of interest.

To find out more information, please contact us or select from the list of programs below.

Questions Lead to Possibilities

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