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 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
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 (1.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
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
59 staff
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 405 teachers has declined by 49% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
405 students
1,282 students
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
Brown Mackie College-South Bend student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
405 students
810 students
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Black (2006-2013)
% White
Brown Mackie College-South Bend White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
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. 0.38 0.53
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 $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,114 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,114 $10,294
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • South Bend ITT Technical Institute-South Bend
    Private for-profit
    17390 Dugdale Dr Ste 100
    South Bend, IN 46635
    1.1  Mi  |  380  students
  • Notre Dame Holy Cross College
    Private not-for-profit
    54515 State Road 933 North
    Notre Dame, IN 46556
    3.5  Mi  |  524  students
  • South Bend Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral
    220 Dean Johnson Blvd
    South Bend, IN 46601
    4.6  Mi  |  8149  students
  • Elkhart Harrison College-Elkhart
    881 Parkway Ave
    Elkhart, IN 46516
    15.6  Mi  |  498  students
  • Dowagiac Southwestern Michigan College
    58900 Cherry Grove Rd
    Dowagiac, MI 49047
    17.4  Mi  |  2419  students
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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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Indiana is Kaplan College-Hammond. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.