Brookline College-Tempe

1140-1150 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
Tel: (480)545-8755
  • At Brookline College Tempe, we train students in the skills that today’s employers want to see. In this way, we help prepare them to compete for entry-level positions in their career fields after they graduate. The campus offers a variety of the fastest growing Healthcare programs available and Criminal Justice. The programs include Criminal Justice, Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Billing & Coding, Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician and Surgical Technology. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at,
School Highlights
  • Brookline College-Tempe serves 418 students (65% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Brookline College-Tempe is one of 27 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college is Rio Salado College (0.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Brookline College-Tempe (AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Pivate, for profit
Total Faculty 14 staff 57 staff
Brookline College-Tempe Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered 9 14

Student Body

  • The student population of 418 has declined by 30% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 59:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 418 students 5,667 students
Brookline College-Tempe Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 38:1
Brookline College-Tempe Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 270 students 1,082 students
Brookline College-Tempe Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 148 students 4,585 students
Brookline College-Tempe Part-Time Students (2012-2016)
Brookline College-Tempe Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Brookline College-Tempe American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Brookline College-Tempe Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Brookline College-Tempe Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Brookline College-Tempe Black (2007-2016)
% White
Brookline College-Tempe White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Brookline College-Tempe More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
Brookline College-Tempe Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.76 0.65
Brookline College-Tempe Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Brookline College-Tempe Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2010-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $23,600 -
Brookline College-Tempe Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90% 84%
Brookline College-Tempe % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $9,500 -
Brookline College-Tempe Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,022 -
Brookline College-Tempe Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • International Institute of the Americas (IIA) was originally incorporated and licensed in Arizona on October 18, 1979 as Arizona Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT), a non-profit business and technical school. On April 23, 1999, AIBT was awarded Junior College status and received approval to offer the Associate of Arts (AA) degree at all campus locations. In 2001, the International Institute of the Americas, then AIBT, was awarded Senior College status and received approval to offer degrees at the Baccalaureate level (BA). In 2002, Arizona Institute of Business and Technology became International Institute of Americas (IIA). IIA's Phoenix Campus, the main facility, is located at 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road and has been at that site since 1985. The West Valley branch opened in 1988 and moved to its current location in 1993. The Mesa branch opened in 1990. The Tucson branch opened in 1995 and relocated to its current address in 2001. In 2002, a fourth branch was opened in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Diploma programs offered at International Institute Of The Americas includes Automated Accounting, Business Technology, Clinical Technician, Computer Technology, Detention & Security, Medical Assistant and Patient Care Technician. Associate Programs includes Accounting, Business Technology, Clinical Technician, Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Justice Administration, Legal Assisting, Microcomputer Network and Nursing. Bachelor Program is offered in Management. International Institute of the Americas (IIA) is a Senior College accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Certificates, Diplomas, Associate of Arts, and Bachelor of Arts Degrees.

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