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.
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|
|Total Enrollment||268 students||1,296 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||22:1||21:1|
|# Full-Time Students||268 students||814 students|
|% Two or more races||
|% Unknown races||
|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|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$13,493||$5,660|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$13,493||$10,250|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||94%||89%|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- College Location Mi. Students
707 students | 0.20 Mi805 Wells Rd
Orange Park, FL 32073
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Jacksonville, FL 32256
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220 students | 8.30 Mi6700 Southpoint Parkway Suite 400
Jacksonville, FL 32216
203 students | 8.40 Mi3563 Phillips Highway Building E Suite 501
Jacksonville, FL 32207
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