About Brooks Institute

Founded in 1945, Brooks Institute. is a college. Located in California, which is a city setting in California, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 0 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The Brooks Institute Academic calendar runs on a basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was . There are full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Brooks Institute include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

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Admissions at BI are considered , with ,0% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


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Brooks Institute REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    3 Students rated on-campus housing 3.3 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    10 Students rated off-campus housing 2 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    6 Students rated campus food 2.3 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    13 Students rated campus facilities 4 stars. 38 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    13 Students rated class size 4.3 stars. 69 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    13 Students rated school activities 2.2 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    13 Students rated local services 3.9 stars. 54 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    13 Students rated academics 3.5 stars. 23 % gave the school a 5.0.

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Brooks Institute FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Brooks Institute?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Brooks Institute is %. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    What I would go back in time and tell my high school self about college life and making the transition is to save as much money as possible. To appreciate your high school teachers; for college professors could care less about you truning in a paper. Be ready to choose between paying for lunch or gas in your car. College is not a party this will determine who you'll be in the next decade lay a strong foundation.

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  3. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    The fact that there is no shuttle bus, therefore requiring me to depend on asking classmates for a ride or public transportation, which may not always be dependable or convenient.

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  4. Describe the students at your school.

    My classmates are among the most focused, dedicated and hardworking individuals I have met in any field.

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  5. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    Our school is best known for its excellent photography and visual journalism programs. It is one of the best in the country, is world renowned and has even produced photgraphys' elite.

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  6. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    I am proud to expound upon the academic rigor of Brooks Institute when discussing the qualities of my school with friends and family. Unlike most schools offering majors in Photography, the curriculum at Brooks does not focus on artistic, but rather technical acheivement. Although the degree granted is a BFA, the program heavily emphasizes the practical skills neccesary to succeed in the field. There is an intense focus on experiental learning and mastery of technical skill which leads to superior levels of acheivment. It is the extremely rigorus nature of our program which produces graduates of exemplary ability and acheivement.

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  7. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    Brooks Institute of Photography is a great school where you get to learn all the little details for making the perfect picture by the most well known photographers in the city. Our faculty and students are very close and if there's ever a problem that you need help with, there is always someone there to help or talk to.

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  8. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    It is truly prepapring me to be successful in my career as a professional photographer

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  9. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    Nothing, the school does an awesome job during orientation and even before orientation to prepare students for what is to be expected and how the flow and pace of the school are much different than that of any other including UC's and state universitys.

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  10. What kind of person should attend this school?

    A mature adult prepared to work extremely hard. This school is far from easy and time management is essential.

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  11. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    This school is a very regerious school. If you are not ready to work hard then this is not the school for you. Also, if you don't want something fast paced then this school isn't right for you.`

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  12. What's unique about your campus?

    The best thing about Brooks Institute would have to the learning experience. The learning experience is unlike any other school; because instead of just reading about it, and discussing the topic we have hands on assignments in field. For example the Wedding Certificate Program it's all hands on, we discuss the topic, and then spend the rest of the day working with, and using that concept. In the Visual Journalism Program we spend most of our time in the field, photographing events, and creating stories. It not about passing a test, it about learning to work in the field.

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  13. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    That we don't have a cafeteria or anyplace close to go eat. Just some vending machines but teh closes place to get food is like 5 minutes away driving

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

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