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 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 40% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 19%.

School Overview

Brown Mackie College-Louisville
(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Public
Total Faculty
31 staff
232 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
1,120 students
2,652 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
36:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,120 students
1,151 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
1,501 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
111 students
266 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,120 students
1,151 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
39 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,501 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
167 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
407 students
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
35%
8%
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% White
60%
81%
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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
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% Unknown races
n/a
1%
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Diversity Score
0.52
0.33
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
32%
25%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.53%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,300
$29,400
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Private State Tuition Fees
$12,123
$13,988
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
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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Acceptance Rate
n/a
73%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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).

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Brown Mackie College-Louisville cost?
Brown Mackie College-Louisville's private state tuition is approximately $12,123.

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