Brown Mackie College-South Bend

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  • Brown Mackie College ? South Bend has the distinction of being the oldest career school in the state of Indiana. The College serves more than 500 students with an average class size of 30 to 35 students. We pride ourselves on the close attention that our faculty and staff offer our students. With a student/faculty ratio of approximately 17 to one, we offer lots of support and guidance to ensure our students? academic success. Our faculty and administration come to know our students personally.
School Highlights
  • Brown Mackie College-South Bend serves 340 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
  • Brown Mackie College-South Bend is one of 3 community colleges within St Joseph County, IN.
  • The nearest community college to Brown Mackie College-South Bend is Holy Cross College (3.5 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 74% over five years.
Brown Mackie College-South Bend(IN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty15 staff28 staff
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Brown Mackie College-South Bend has declined by 45% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Brown Mackie College-South Bend diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment340 students1,806 students
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:134:1
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students340 students507 students
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Enrollment Breakdown IN All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Black (2007-2016)
% White
Brown Mackie College-South Bend White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Brown Mackie College-South Bend More (2011-2012)
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.350.58
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate (Year 2007)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,300$31,500
Brown Mackie College-South Bend 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-South Bend In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%89%
Brown Mackie College-South Bend % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$22,141$20,000
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,625$6,334
Brown Mackie College-South Bend Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • At Brown Mackie College ? South Bend, we've designed practical, efficient programs to enhance your career opportunities, broaden your perspectives, and encourage the development of communication and problem-solving skills as well as an appreciation for lifelong and continued education. We have developed an outstanding teaching staff, relevant curricula, modern educational facilities, effective student support services, and an excellent career services staff ? all of which are focused to help you meet your career goals as quickly and efficiently as possible. At Brown Mackie College ? South Bend, Our courses are thoroughly oriented to the real working world. We focus on the development of technical proficiency in your field as well as the overall professional approach expected in business, industrial, or medical environments. Michiana College, South Bend is an accredited member of ACICS.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Brown Mackie College-South Bend is Holy Cross College (3.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Holy Cross College
    Private, non-profit
    520 students | 3.50 Mi54515 State Road 933 North
    Notre Dame IN  46556
  • 8,149 students | 4.60 Mi220 Dean Johnson Blvd
    South Bend IN  46601
  • 498 students | 15.60 Mi881 Parkway Ave
    Elkhart IN  46516
  • 2,567 students | 18.40 Mi58900 Cherry Grove Rd
    Dowagiac MI  49047
  • 4,219 students | 28.40 Mi2755 East Napier Avenue
    Benton Harbor MI  49022
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Did You Know?
For Indiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,878 per year for in-state students and $9,519 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,017 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Indiana is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Indiana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Indiana is Kaplan College-Hammond. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.