Brown Mackie College-Louisville (Closed 2020)

3605 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
  • 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 served 1,120 students (100% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 was higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 40% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 22%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Brown Mackie College-Louisville(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty31 staff228 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Brown Mackie College-Louisville has declined by 36% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Brown Mackie College-Louisville diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,120 students3,458 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio36:115:1
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# Full-Time Students1,120 students1,264 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
35%
9%
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% White
60%
78%
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% Two or more races
-
3%
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Diversity Score0.520.38
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College Completion Rate
32%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,300$29,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $12,123 is less than the state average of $14,328. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,123$14,328
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%97%
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Median Debt for Graduates$22,141$12,700
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,625$6,000
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Source: 2020 (or 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).

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Brown Mackie College-Louisville is Sullivan University (4.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Sullivan University
    Private for-profit
    3,318 students | 4.00 Mi3101 Bardstown Rd
    Louisville, KY 40205
    (502) 456-6504
    4.003,318
  • 12,560 students | 6.80 Mi101 W Broadway
    Louisville, KY 40202
    (502) 213-2200
    6.8012,560
  • 2,126 students | 8.20 Mi1031 Zorn Avenue , Suite 400
    Louisville, KY 40207
    (502) 410-6200
    8.202,126
  • ATA College
    Private for-profit
    332 students | 8.40 Mi10200 Linn Station Rd Ste 125
    Louisville, KY 40223
    (502) 371-8330
    8.40332
  • 116 students | 11.00 Mi3111 Hamburg Pke
    Jeffersonville, IN 47130
    (812) 288-8878
    11.00116
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