Brown Mackie College-South Bend

Tel: (574)237-0774
340 students
Pivate, for profit
  • Brown Mackie College — South Bend has the distinction of being the oldest career school in the state of Indiana. The College serves more than 500 students with an average class size of 30 to 35 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. Our faculty and administration come to know our students personally.
School Highlights
Brown Mackie College-South Bend serves 340 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Brown Mackie College-South Bend is one of 4 community colleges within St Joseph County, IN.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-South Bend (1.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 68% over five years.
College Brown Mackie College-South Bend (IN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 15 staff 22 staff
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 340 has declined by 61% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 340 students 512 students
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 34:1
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 340 students 507 students
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Enrollment Breakdown IN All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
1%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Asian (2007-2014)
% Hispanic
7%
2%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
13%
6%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Black (2006-2014)
% White
79%
47%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend White (2006-2014)
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Ethnicity Breakdown IN 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. 0.35 0.58
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $12,024 is less than the state average of $13,880. The private state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $12,024 $13,880
Brown Mackie College-South Bend In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94% 91%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • At Brown Mackie College — South Bend, we've designed practical, efficient programs to enhance your career opportunities, broaden your perspectives, and encourage the development of communication and problem-solving skills as well as an appreciation for lifelong and continued education. We have developed an outstanding teaching staff, relevant curricula, modern educational facilities, effective student support services, and an excellent career services staff — all of which are focused to help you meet your career goals as quickly and efficiently as possible. At Brown Mackie College — South Bend, Our courses are thoroughly oriented to the real working world. We focus on the development of technical proficiency in your field as well as the overall professional approach expected in business, industrial, or medical environments. Michiana College, South Bend is an accredited member of ACICS.

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Did You Know?
For Indiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,257 per year for in-state students and $6,761 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,880 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Indiana is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Indiana 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 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Indiana is Kaplan College-Hammond. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.