Fortis Institute-Nashville

3354 Perimeter Hill Drive Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37211
Tel: (615)320-5917
360 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Fortis Institute-Nashville serves 360 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Fortis Institute-Nashville is one of 13 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
The nearest community college is National College-Nashville (2.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 23 staff
61 staff
Fortis Institute-Nashville Total Faculty (2008-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 360 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 360 students 1,296 students
Fortis Institute-Nashville Total Enrollment (2008-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
21:1
Fortis Institute-Nashville Student Staff (2008-2013)
# Full-Time Students 360 students
814 students
Fortis Institute-Nashville Full-Time Students (2008-2013)
Fortis Institute-Nashville Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
7%
21%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
40%
15%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Black (2008-2013)
% White
47%
51%
Fortis Institute-Nashville White (2008-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Fortis Institute-Nashville More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Unknown (2008-2013)
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. 0.61 0.68
Fortis Institute-Nashville Diversity Score (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,152 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,152 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,152 $5,660
Fortis Institute-Nashville In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,152 $10,250
Fortis Institute-Nashville Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
Fortis Institute-Nashville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Nashville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,051 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 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Anthem Career College-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.