Brown Mackie College-Louisville

3605 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
Tel: (502)810-6000
1,302 students
Private for-profit
Brown Mackie College family of schools provides higher education to traditional and nontraditional students through bachelor's degree, associate's degree, and diploma programs. Our general education courses teach students to think independently and critically, and improve problem-solving abilities. Furthermore, these programs prepare students for career opportunities and broaden their perspectives. The college strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. The college's change-oriented approach to education arms students with the skills and knowledge to help meet the economic needs of communities by preparing students for entry-level positions in business, technical, legal, and allied health careers.
School Highlights:
Brown Mackie College-Louisville serves 1,302 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
Brown Mackie College-Louisville is one of 9 community colleges within Jefferson County County, KY.
The nearest community college is Daymar College-Louisville (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 73% over five years.
Brown Mackie College-Louisville 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 45 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,302 teachers has grown by 91% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,302 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
1,302 students
810 students
Brown Mackie College-Louisville sch enrollment Brown Mackie College-Louisville sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
% Black
37%
12%
% White
57%
57%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Brown Mackie College-Louisville sch ethnicity Brown Mackie College-Louisville 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. 0.56 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,114 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,114 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,114 $5,740
Brown Mackie College-Louisville In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,114 $10,252
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Louisville has a long history dating back to the founding of the first RETS school in 1935 in Detroit in response to the rapid growth of radio broadcasting. RETS Kentucky opened its doors as RETS Institute of Technology in 1972. In 2003, the parent corporation of RETS Institute of Technology was acquired by Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corporation (EDMC), and in 2004, RETS Institute of Technology changed its name to Brown Mackie College — Louisville. Brown Mackie College — Louisville believes that it makes an important contribution to the economic growth and social well being of the metropolitan area it serves. The College prepares students for entry-level positions in business, technical, and allied health careers to help meet the economic needs of area communities. The uniqueness of Brown Mackie College — Louisville is in its dedication to sound business principles that parallel the business principles of the community it serves. The educational process is a change-oriented approach to education that provides the community with graduates who possess the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging occupations. Brown Mackie College — Louisville is conveniently located at 300 High Rise Drive, Louisville, Kentucky 40213. The College's spacious facility offers a modern, professional environment for study, comprising classrooms, networked computer laboratories, an electronics laboratory, as well as an academic resource center. The labs provide students with hands-on opportunities to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. Students are welcome to use the labs when those facilities are not in use for scheduled classes. Brown Mackie College — Louisville is accredited to award associate's degrees, diplomas, and certificates by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

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For Louisville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,072 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Louisville 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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Louisville is Daymar College-Louisville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.