Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne

3000 E.Coliseum Blvd. Suite 100
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Tel: (260)484-4400
598 students
Private for-profit
Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne provides higher education to traditional and nontraditional students through associate’s degree and certificate 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-Fort Wayne serves 598 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne is one of 5 community colleges within Allen County, IN.
The nearest community college is Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast (0.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 48% over five years.
College Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 26 staff
61 staff
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 598 has declined by 55% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 598 students 1,296 students
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
21:1
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 598 students
814 students
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
5%
21%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
19%
15%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Black (2006-2013)
% White
74%
51%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Unknown (2006-2013)
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne 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. 0.41 0.68
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,114 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,114 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,114 $5,660
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,114 $10,250
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne, formerly know as Michiana College, is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the United States. The College's long history offering career education and training dates back to its establishment in 1882 as the Fort Wayne Commercial College. In 2003, the parent corporation of Michiana College was acquired by Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corporation (EDMC), and in 2004, Michiana College changed its name to Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne. The Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne facility includes medical, computer, occupational and physical therapy labs, as well as a library and bookstore. 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 those facilities are not in use for scheduled classes. The College's smoke-free four-story building offers a modern, professional environment for study. Five classrooms are outfitted as “classrooms of the future,” with an instructor workstation, full multimedia capabilities, a surround sound system, and projection screen that can be accessed by computer, DVD, or VHS equipment. Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne serves more than 600 students with an average class size of 18 students. At Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne, we offer an array of career-oriented programs leading to an associate's degree or certificate. Our administration and faculty keeps on top of business, industry, and healthcare trends. Our accelerated, month-long day classes take place Monday through Thursday. Evening classes are held Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings. Programs offered at Fort Wayne includes Accounting, Accounting Technology, Business, Business Management, Computer Software Applications, Computer Software Technology, Criminal Justice, Electronics, Medical Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Paralegal, Paralegal Assistant and Practical Nursing. Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne is accredited to award associate degrees and certificates by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACIS).

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