Brown Mackie College-Akron

755 White Pond Dr., Suite 101
Akron, OH 44320
Tel: (330)869-3600
533 students
Pivate, for profit
  • Brown Mackie College — Akron provides higher education to traditional and nontraditional students through associate’s degree and diploma programs designed to enhance career opportunities, broaden perspectives through appropriate general education courses, develop critical and independent thinking skills, improve problem-solving abilities and develop an appreciation for lifelong and continued education.
School Highlights
Brown Mackie College-Akron serves 533 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Brown Mackie College-Akron is one of 6 community colleges within Summit County, OH.
The nearest community college is Ohio College of Massotherapy Inc (4.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
Brown Mackie College-Akron (OH) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 19 staff 29 staff
Brown Mackie College-Akron Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 533 has declined by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 533 students 510 students
Brown Mackie College-Akron Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 27:1
Brown Mackie College-Akron Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 533 students 322 students
Brown Mackie College-Akron Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Brown Mackie College-Akron Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
1%
Brown Mackie College-Akron Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
2%
3%
Brown Mackie College-Akron Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
34%
12%
Brown Mackie College-Akron Black (2006-2014)
% White
58%
73%
Brown Mackie College-Akron White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
10%
Brown Mackie College-Akron Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.55 0.44
Brown Mackie College-Akron Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $12,024 is less than the state average of $14,355. The private state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $12,024 $14,355
Brown Mackie College-Akron In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98% 94%
Brown Mackie College-Akron % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Brown Mackie College — Akron is a branch of Brown Mackie College — Cincinnati, OH. Founded as AEC Southern Ohio College, the school has a long history offering career education and training, going back to its establishment as a traditional business college in 1927. In 2003, the parent corporation of AEC Southern Ohio College was acquired by Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corporation (EDMC), and in 2004, AEC Southern Ohio College changed its name to Brown Mackie College — Akron. EDMC, which has been in business for over 40 years, is one of the largest providers of private postsecondary education in North America, with an enrollment exceeding 58,000 students at 67 locations in the United States and Canada. Brown Mackie College — Akron believes that it makes an important contribution to the economic growth and social well being of the metropolitan area it serves. The College educates students to help meet the economic needs of the communities in entry-level positions in business, technical, and allied health careers. Brown Mackie College — Akron serves approximately 500 students with an average class size of 25-30 students. We pride ourselves on the close attention that our faculty and staff offer our students. With a student/faculty ratio of approximately 17 to one, we offer lots of support and guidance to ensure our students' academic success. The Brown Mackie College — Akron facility includes three networked computer labs, two medical labs, one electronics lab, one networked MCSE lab, and one networked comp/CADD lab. The labs provide students with hands-on opportunities to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. Students are welcome to use the labs when they're not being used for scheduled classes. Brown Mackie College — Akron is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACIS).

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Did You Know?
For Summit County, OH private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,436 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Summit County, OH 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 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Summit County, OH is Brown Mackie College-Akron. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.