Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne

3000 E.Coliseum Blvd., Suite 100
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-0000
Tel: (260)484-4400
  • 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 5 community colleges within Allen County, IN.
  • The nearest community college is Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast (0.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 56% 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
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 507 has declined by 61% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment507 students1,806 students
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:134:1
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students507 students507 students
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Enrollment Breakdown IN All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
-
1%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Asian (2007-2008)
% Hispanic
4%
2%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
13%
6%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Black (2007-2016)
% White
80%
47%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
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Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne More (2011-2012)
% Unknown races
1%
44%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Ethnicity Breakdown IN 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.0.340.58
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
33%
58%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,300$31,500
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%89%
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$22,142$20,000
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,626$6,334
Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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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