Brookline College-Tempe

1140-1150 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
Tel: (480)545-8755
418 students
Public institution
At Brookline College Tempe, we train students in the skills that today’s employers want to see. In this way, we help prepare them to compete for entry-level positions in their career fields after they graduate. The campus offers a variety of the fastest growing Healthcare programs available and Criminal Justice. The programs include Criminal Justice, Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Billing & Coding, Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician and Surgical Technology. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at,
School Highlights:
Brookline College-Tempe serves 418 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 40:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Brookline College-Tempe is one of 31 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Collins College (0.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
College Brookline College-Tempe Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 21 staff
61 staff
Brookline College-Tempe Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 8 7

Student Body

The student population of 418 teachers has grown by 85% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 418 students 1,296 students
Brookline College-Tempe Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
Brookline College-Tempe Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 418 students
810 students
Brookline College-Tempe Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Brookline College-Tempe Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Brookline College-Tempe American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Brookline College-Tempe Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Brookline College-Tempe Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Brookline College-Tempe Black (2006-2013)
% White
Brookline College-Tempe White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Brookline College-Tempe Unknown (2006-2013)
Brookline College-Tempe Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.70 0.53
Brookline College-Tempe Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • International Institute of the Americas (IIA) was originally incorporated and licensed in Arizona on October 18, 1979 as Arizona Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT), a non-profit business and technical school. On April 23, 1999, AIBT was awarded Junior College status and received approval to offer the Associate of Arts (AA) degree at all campus locations. In 2001, the International Institute of the Americas, then AIBT, was awarded Senior College status and received approval to offer degrees at the Baccalaureate level (BA). In 2002, Arizona Institute of Business and Technology became International Institute of Americas (IIA). IIA\\\\\\\'s Phoenix Campus, the main facility, is located at 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road and has been at that site since 1985. The West Valley branch opened in 1988 and moved to its current location in 1993. The Mesa branch opened in 1990. The Tucson branch opened in 1995 and relocated to its current address in 2001. In 2002, a fourth branch was opened in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Diploma programs offered at International Institute Of The Americas includes Automated Accounting, Business Technology, Clinical Technician, Computer Technology, Detention & Security, Medical Assistant and Patient Care Technician. Associate Programs includes Accounting, Business Technology, Clinical Technician, Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Justice Administration, Legal Assisting, Microcomputer Network and Nursing. Bachelor Program is offered in Management. International Institute of the Americas (IIA) is a Senior College accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Certificates, Diplomas, Associate of Arts, and Bachelor of Arts Degrees.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Collins College
    Private for-profit
    310 students | 0.00 Mi4750 S 44th Place
    Phoenix, AZ 85040
  • 21,472 students | 0.80 Mi2323 W 14th St
    Tempe, AZ 85281
  • 1,459 students | 2.20 Mi1100 East Apache Blvd
    Tempe, AZ 85281
  • 632 students | 2.70 Mi4210 E Washington Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
  • 6,440 students | 3.00 Mi108 N. 40th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
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Did You Know?
Tempe community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Tempe is Brookline College-Tempe. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.