Fortis College-Smyrna

Tel: (770)980-0002
653 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Fortis College-Smyrna serves 653 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
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 33 teachers has declined by 21% 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 33 staff
61 staff
Fortis College-Smyrna Total Faculty (2009-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 653 has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 653 students 1,296 students
Fortis College-Smyrna Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
21:1
Fortis College-Smyrna Student Staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students 653 students
814 students
Fortis College-Smyrna Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fortis College-Smyrna Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
10%
21%
Fortis College-Smyrna Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
57%
15%
Fortis College-Smyrna Black (2006-2013)
% White
30%
51%
Fortis College-Smyrna White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Fortis College-Smyrna Unknown (2006-2013)
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 0.68
Fortis College-Smyrna Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,605 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,605 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,605 $5,660
Fortis College-Smyrna In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,605 $10,250
Fortis College-Smyrna Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Fortis College-Smyrna % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,667 per year for in-state students and $6,081 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 67%. 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Georgia is The Art Institute of Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.