Fortis College-Smyrna

2108 Cobb Parkway
Smyrna, GA 30080-7630
Tel: (770)980-0002
642 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Fortis College-Smyrna serves 642 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Fortis College-Smyrna is one of 4 community colleges within Cobb County, GA.
The nearest community college is Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
College Fortis College-Smyrna 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 36 staff
62 staff
Fortis College-Smyrna Total Faculty (2009-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 642 has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 642 students 1,371 students
Fortis College-Smyrna Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
22:1
Fortis College-Smyrna Student Staff (2009-2014)
# Full-Time Students 642 students
779 students
Fortis College-Smyrna Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Fortis College-Smyrna Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
9%
20%
Fortis College-Smyrna Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
54%
15%
Fortis College-Smyrna Black (2006-2014)
% White
34%
49%
Fortis College-Smyrna White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
6%
Fortis College-Smyrna Unknown (2006-2014)
Fortis College-Smyrna 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. 0.58 0.70
Fortis College-Smyrna Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,290 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,290 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,290 $5,664
Fortis College-Smyrna In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,290 $10,360
Fortis College-Smyrna Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
90%
Fortis College-Smyrna % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,633 per year for in-state students and $6,211 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,393 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia 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 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.