FAQs - Brown Mackie College

Brown Mackie College has been helping students change their lives through education for the past 120 years. With over 25 locations nationwide and six career-focused areas of study, we're here to help you get the education you need to start a career.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

(FAQs are not school-specific, and programs and credential levels vary by location.)

Many of our schools are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's degrees, associate’s degrees, certificates, and diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS can be contacted at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002. Telephone: 1-202-336-6780. Some of the Brown Mackie College schools are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413, 1-800-621-7440, www.ncahlc.org).

Brown Mackie College is a system of over 25 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school. For information and contact details regarding Brown Mackie College’s institutional accreditation, state licensing, and programmatic accreditation, please refer to our catalogs or visit our web page at www.brownmackie.edu/about-us/accreditation.

Immediately, the student services department at each school is available to assist with information on benefits and the admissions process.

Military students are encouraged to ask about academic support, financial aid advising, disability services or career counseling that is made available on campus. Students should contact the Brown Mackie College advising point of contact, Head of Student Affairs or Student Services, on campus for further guidance and information.

Diploma and Certificate programs can be completed in as little as 12 to 15 months. Associate's degree programs can be completed in as little as two years. Bachelor's degree programs can be completed in as little as four years.

The stated completion time is suggested and may not be typical of all students. Please speak to your advisor to help determine the appropriate credit load and completion time for you along with the process and repercussions of adding and dropping classes.