Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne

  • Brown Mackie College ? Fort Wayne provides higher education to traditional and nontraditional students through associate?s degree 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-Fort Wayne serves 507 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
  • Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne is one of 3 community colleges within Allen County, IN.
  • The nearest community college to Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne is Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast (0.5 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne(IN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty20 staff28 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment507 students1,806 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:134:1
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# Full-Time Students507 students507 students
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% Hispanic
4%
2%
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% Black
13%
6%
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% White
80%
47%
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% Unknown races
1%
44%
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Diversity Score0.340.58
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College Completion Rate (Year 2007)
33%
33%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,300$30,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,123 is less than the state average of $15,017. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,123$15,017
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$22,141$20,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,625$6,334
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Brown Mackie College ? Fort Wayne, formerly know as Michiana College, is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the United States. The College's long history offering career education and training dates back to its establishment in 1882 as the Fort Wayne Commercial College. In 2003, the parent corporation of Michiana College was acquired by Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corporation (EDMC), and in 2004, Michiana College changed its name to Brown Mackie College ? Fort Wayne. The Brown Mackie College ? Fort Wayne facility includes medical, computer, occupational and physical therapy labs, as well as a library and bookstore. 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. The College's smoke-free four-story building offers a modern, professional environment for study. Five classrooms are outfitted as ?classrooms of the future,? with an instructor workstation, full multimedia capabilities, a surround sound system, and projection screen that can be accessed by computer, DVD, or VHS equipment. Brown Mackie College ? Fort Wayne serves more than 600 students with an average class size of 18 students. At Brown Mackie College ? Fort Wayne, we offer an array of career-oriented programs leading to an associate's degree or certificate. Our administration and faculty keeps on top of business, industry, and healthcare trends. Our accelerated, month-long day classes take place Monday through Thursday. Evening classes are held Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings. Programs offered at Fort Wayne includes Accounting, Accounting Technology, Business, Business Management, Computer Software Applications, Computer Software Technology, Criminal Justice, Electronics, Medical Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Paralegal, Paralegal Assistant and Practical Nursing. Brown Mackie College ? Fort Wayne is accredited to award associate degrees and certificates by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACIS).

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Fort Wayne community colleges have a diversity score of 0.19, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Fort Wayne is Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.