Fortis College-Orange Park

Tel: (904)269-7086
268 students
Private for-profit
At Fortis College, we pride ourselves in providing postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of degree and diploma programs. These programs are designed to assist students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Fortis College also strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. We provide an educational process that offers a change-oriented approach giving graduates the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging career occupations. Our mission is to attract and retain qualified instructors who are effective in the classroom and familiar with appropriate current medical, and/or technical practices; and to develop in students a professional attitude and an awareness of contemporary career practices through exposure to pragmatic course content and to faculty currently engaged in enterprise.
School Highlights:
Fortis College-Orange Park serves 268 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 38:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Fortis College-Orange Park is one of 2 community colleges within Clay County, FL.
The nearest community college is Everest University-Orange Park (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
College Fortis College-Orange Park Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 12 staff
61 staff
Fortis College-Orange Park Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 268 has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 268 students 1,296 students
Fortis College-Orange Park Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
21:1
Fortis College-Orange Park Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 268 students
814 students
Fortis College-Orange Park Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fortis College-Orange Park Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Fortis College-Orange Park Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
9%
21%
Fortis College-Orange Park Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
29%
15%
Fortis College-Orange Park Black (2006-2013)
% White
56%
51%
Fortis College-Orange Park White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Fortis College-Orange Park More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Fortis College-Orange Park Unknown (2006-2013)
Fortis College-Orange Park Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.59 0.68
Fortis College-Orange Park Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,493 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,493 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,493 $5,660
Fortis College-Orange Park In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,493 $10,250
Fortis College-Orange Park Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Fortis College-Orange Park % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,198 per year for in-state students and $11,659 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,553 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Florida is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Orlando. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.