Fortis College-Orange Park

Tel: (904)269-7086
268 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 268 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% 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 12 teachers has declined by 33% 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
Total Faculty 12 staff
60 staff
Fortis College-Orange Park Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 268 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment
268 students
1,266 students
Fortis College-Orange Park Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
21:1
Fortis College-Orange Park student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
268 students
810 students
Fortis College-Orange Park Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fortis College-Orange Park sta enrollment
% Asian
2%
2%
Fortis College-Orange Park Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
9%
7%
% Black
29%
12%
% White
56%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Fortis College-Orange Park More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Fortis College-Orange Park Unknown (2006-2013)
Fortis College-Orange Park sch 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 0.53
Fortis College-Orange Park Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,493 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,493 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,493 $5,740
Fortis College-Orange Park In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,493 $10,260
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,857 per year for in-state students and $10,026 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,230 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Florida is Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.