Brown Mackie College-South Bend

Tel: (574)237-0774
405 students
Private 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 405 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
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 23 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
College Brown Mackie College-South Bend 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 23 staff
61 staff
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 405 has declined by 51% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 405 students 1,296 students
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
21:1
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 405 students
814 students
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
9%
21%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
23%
15%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Black (2006-2013)
% White
66%
51%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Unknown (2006-2013)
Brown Mackie College-South Bend 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. 0.50 0.68
Brown Mackie College-South Bend 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-South Bend In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,114 $10,250
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80%
89%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $7,038 per year for in-state students and $9,280 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,459 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Indiana is 80%. 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 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Indiana is MedTech College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.