Ross College-Hopkinsville

  • Brown Mackie College ? Hopkinsville provides higher education to traditional and nontraditional students through associate?s degree and diploma programs designed to enhance career opportunities, broaden perspectives through appropriate general education courses, develop critical and independent thinking skills, improve problem-solving abilities and develop an appreciation for lifelong and continued education.

School Highlights

Ross College-Hopkinsville serves 74 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.

Top Rankings

Ross College-Hopkinsville ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Kentucky for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Ross College-Hopkinsville(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty6 staff111 staff
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Number of Programs Offered45

Student Body

The student population of Ross College-Hopkinsville has declined by 73% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 46:1 over five years.
The Ross College-Hopkinsville diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment74 students2,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:125:1
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# Full-Time Students62 students1,066 students
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# Part-Time Students12 students1,855 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
3%
4%
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% Black
28%
9%
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% White
51%
77%
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% Two or more races
7%
3%
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% Non Resident races
7%
3%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.650.39
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College Completion Rate
60%
31%
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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 $14,380. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,123$14,380
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%97%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,458
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,110$6,030
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Brown Mackie College ? Hopkinsville opened its doors in 1995 as RETS Medical & Business Institute, a branch of RETS Institute of Technology, Louisville, Kentucky. In 2003, the parent corporation of RETS Medical & Business Institute was acquired by Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corporation (EDMC), and in November 2004, RETS Medical & Business Institute changes its name to Brown Mackie College ? Hopkinsville. The College's spacious facility offers a modern, professional environment for study, comprising six classrooms, a medical laboratory, an electronics laboratory, and three networked computer laboratories, as well as an academic resource center and bookstore. The labs provide students with hands-on opportunities to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. At Brown Mackie College ? Hopkinsville, we offer an array of career-oriented programs leading to an associate's degree or diploma. Programs offered at Hopkinsville includes Accounting, Accounting Technology, Business, Business Management, Computer Programming & Applications, Computer Software Applications, Computer Software Technology, Criminal Justice, Medical Assistant, Medical Assisting, Medical Coding and Billing for Healthcare, Medical Office Management, Paralegal and Paralegal Assistant. Brown Mackie College ? Hopkinsville is an accredited member of Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Ross College-Hopkinsville is Hopkinsville Community College (3.5 miles away).
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