Brown Mackie College-Merrillville

1000 E 80th Place, Suite 2055, Merrillville
IN, 46410
Tel: (219)769-3321
588 students
Private for-profit
The Brown Mackie College system of schools provides higher education to traditional and nontraditional students through associate's degree, diploma, 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-Merrillville serves 588 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville is one of 4 community colleges within Lake County, IN.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Merrillville (1.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 588 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
588 students
1,287 students
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
588 students
832 students
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville sch enrollment Brown Mackie College-Merrillville sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
12%
7%
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
54%
12%
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville Black (2006-2012)
% White
32%
66%
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville More (2010-2011)
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville sch ethnicity Brown Mackie College-Merrillville sta ethnicity
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. 0.59 0.45
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,024 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,024 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,024 $5,917
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,024 $10,050
Brown Mackie College-Merrillville Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The Brown Mackie College system of schools is dedicated to providing educational programs that prepare students for entry-level positions in a competitive, rapidly changing workplace. The schools offer associate's degrees and/or diplomas, and certificate programs in business, health sciences, legal studies, information technology, and electronic fields to over 7,000 students in eight states (as of fall 2004). Not all programs and degree levels are offered at all locations. The Merrillville location offers a modern, professional environment for study. The smoke-free facility includes four classrooms, library, and student lounge. The facility includes five computer laboratories with networked computers and a modern medical laboratory. The labs provide students with hands-on opportunities to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. Students are welcome to use those facilities when they are not in use for scheduled classes. At Brown Mackie College — Merrillville, we pride ourselves on the close attention that our faculty and staff offer our students. With an attractive student/faculty ratio, we're able to offer lots of support and guidance to ensure our students' academic success. Our faculty and administration come to know our students personally. You'll never get lost in the crowd. Each Brown Mackie College location is licensed by the state in which it is located and is authorized to confer associate's degrees and/or diplomas and certificates. The college is an accredited member of ACICS.

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