Brown Mackie College-South Bend

Tel: (574)237-0774
620 students
Private for-profit

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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 620 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 23% 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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Brown Mackie College-South Bend 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 620 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
620 students
1,287 students
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
620 students
832 students
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Brown Mackie College-South Bend sch enrollment Brown Mackie College-South Bend sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
15%
12%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Black (2006-2012)
% White
77%
66%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend More (2010-2011)
Brown Mackie College-South Bend sch ethnicity Brown Mackie College-South Bend 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. 0.38 0.45
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,024 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,024 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,024 $5,845
Brown Mackie College-South Bend In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,024 $10,047
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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