Brown Mackie College-South Bend

  • 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%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

The student population of Brown Mackie College-South Bend has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 17:1 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment340 students1,806 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:134:1
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# Full-Time Students340 students507 students
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
7%
2%
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% Black
13%
6%
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% White
79%
47%
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% Unknown races
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44%
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Diversity Score0.350.58
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College Completion Rate (Year 2007)
39%
33%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,300$30,600
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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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$22,141$20,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,625$6,334
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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 Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral (4.1 miles away).
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    South Bend IN  46601
    (574) 289-7001
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    Dowagiac MI  49047
    (269) 782-1000
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    Benton Harbor MI  49022
    (269) 927-8100
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  • Ancilla College
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    400 students | 28.60 Mi9601 S. Union Road
    Donaldson IN  46513
    (574) 936-8898
    28.60400
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    Michigan City IN  46360
    (219) 877-3100
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