Fortis Institute-Nashville

3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37211
Tel: (615)320-5917
367 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Fortis Institute-Nashville serves 367 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 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Fortis Institute-Nashville is one of 12 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
The nearest community college is National College-Nashville (2.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
College Fortis Institute-Nashville 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 20 staff
62 staff
Fortis Institute-Nashville Total Faculty (2008-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 367 has declined by 42% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 367 students 1,371 students
Fortis Institute-Nashville Total Enrollment (2008-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
22:1
Fortis Institute-Nashville Student Staff (2008-2014)
# Full-Time Students 367 students
779 students
Fortis Institute-Nashville Full-Time Students (2008-2014)
Fortis Institute-Nashville Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
5%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Asian (2008-2014)
% Hispanic
9%
20%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Hispanic (2008-2014)
% Black
41%
15%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Black (2008-2014)
% White
44%
49%
Fortis Institute-Nashville White (2008-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Fortis Institute-Nashville More (2008-2014)
% Unknown races
2%
6%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Unknown (2008-2014)
Fortis Institute-Nashville 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. 0.63 0.70
Fortis Institute-Nashville Diversity Score (2008-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,398 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,398 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,398 $5,664
Fortis Institute-Nashville In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,398 $10,360
Fortis Institute-Nashville Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
90%
Fortis Institute-Nashville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • National College-Nashville
    Private for-profit
    517 students | 2.80 Mi1638 Bell Road
    Nashville TN 37211
    (615)333-3344
    2.80517
  • Daymar Institute-Nashville
    Private for-profit
    89 students | 3.60 Mi340 Plus Park Blvd
    Nashville TN 37217
    (615)361-7555
    3.6089
  • Kaplan College-Nashville
    Private for-profit
    369 students | 4.00 Mi750 Envious Lane
    Nashville TN 37217
    (615)279-8300
    4.00369
  • 380 students | 5.00 Mi441 Donelson Pk Ste 150
    Nashville TN 37214
    (615)889-5520
    5.00380
  • John A Gupton College
    Private not-for-profit
    129 students | 7.40 Mi1616 Church St
    Nashville TN 37203
    (615)327-3927
    7.40129
Did You Know?
For Nashville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,656 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nashville 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 0.52, which is equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.