Fortis College (Orange Park)

Tel: (904)269-7086
365 students
Private for-profit
At Fortis College, we pride ourselves in providing postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of degree and diploma programs. These programs are designed to assist students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Fortis College also strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. We provide an educational process that offers a change-oriented approach giving graduates the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging career occupations. Our mission is to attract and retain qualified instructors who are effective in the classroom and familiar with appropriate current medical, and/or technical practices; and to develop in students a professional attitude and an awareness of contemporary career practices through exposure to pragmatic course content and to faculty currently engaged in enterprise.
School Highlights:
Fortis College (Orange Park) serves 365 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Fortis College (Orange Park) is one of 2 community colleges within Clay County, FL.
The nearest community college is Everest University-Orange Park (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Fortis College (Orange Park) 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

Student Body

The student population of 365 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment
365 students
1,303 students
Fortis College (Orange Park) Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
365 students
834 students
Fortis College (Orange Park) Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Fortis College (Orange Park) sch enrollment Fortis College (Orange Park) sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Fortis College (Orange Park) Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
11%
7%
Fortis College (Orange Park) Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
20%
11%
Fortis College (Orange Park) Black (2006-2012)
% White
65%
66%
Fortis College (Orange Park) White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Fortis College (Orange Park) More (2007-2012)
Fortis College (Orange Park) sch ethnicity Fortis College (Orange Park) sta ethnicity
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. 0.52 0.44
Fortis College (Orange Park) Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,984 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,984 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,984 $5,890
Fortis College (Orange Park) In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,984 $10,047
Fortis College (Orange Park) Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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