Brown Mackie College-Louisville

3605 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
Tel: (502)810-6000
1,120 students
Pivate, 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 1,120 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 17%.
  • Brown Mackie College-Louisville is one of 7 community colleges within Jefferson County, KY.
  • The nearest community college is Sullivan College of Technology and Design (2.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Brown Mackie College-Louisville (KY) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 31 staff 73 staff
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,120 has declined by 43% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,120 students 979 students
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1 27:1
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 1,120 students 476 students
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Enrollment Breakdown KY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
1%
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Asian (2008-2015)
% Hispanic
4%
3%
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
35%
9%
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Black (2007-2015)
% White
60%
83%
Brown Mackie College-Louisville White (2007-2015)
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Ethnicity Breakdown KY 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. 0.52 0.30
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,024 is less than the state average of $18,000. The private state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $12,024 $18,000
Brown Mackie College-Louisville In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 97%
Brown Mackie College-Louisville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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 $16,860 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 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Louisville is ATA College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.