|Campus Locations||10 in California; 2 in Indiana; 1 in Maryland; 1 in Nevada; 1 in North Carolina; 1 in Ohio; 1 in Tennessee; 11 in Texas|
|Affiliations||Education Corporation of America|
Brightwood College, formerly Kaplan College, is a system of for-profit colleges in the United States and is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America. Main qualifications offered include health, business, criminal justice, information technology, nursing and professional training (trades) programs.
California locations operated under the Maric College brand from 2004-2008, then as Kaplan College. In June 2008, Las Vegas-based Heritage College was folded into the Kaplan College brand. In 2010, the Texas schools acquired as part of the Quest purchase were renamed Kaplan College.
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