Fortis College-Smyrna

Tel: (770)980-0002
653 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
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Fortis College-Smyrna serves 653 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
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Fortis College-Smyrna is one of 4 community colleges within Cobb County, GA.
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The nearest community college is Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta (0.16 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
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 teachers 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 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 653 students 1,294 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
822 students
Fortis College-Smyrna Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fortis College-Smyrna Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
10%
7%
Fortis College-Smyrna Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
57%
12%
Fortis College-Smyrna Black (2006-2013)
% White
30%
57%
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. 0.57 0.53
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 $5,694
Fortis College-Smyrna In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,605 $10,252
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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett College-Lilburn. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.