Fortis Institute-Nashville

3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37211
Tel: (615)320-5917
333 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Fortis Institute-Nashville serves 333 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Fortis Institute-Nashville is one of 13 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
The nearest community college is National College of Business and Technology-Nashville (2.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 333 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
333 students
1,303 students
Fortis Institute-Nashville Total Enrollment (2008-2012)
# Full-Time Students
333 students
835 students
Fortis Institute-Nashville Full-Time Students (2008-2012)
Fortis Institute-Nashville sch enrollment Fortis Institute-Nashville sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Fortis Institute-Nashville Asian (2008-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Fortis Institute-Nashville Hispanic (2008-2012)
% Black
Fortis Institute-Nashville Black (2008-2012)
% White
Fortis Institute-Nashville White (2008-2012)
% Two or more races
Fortis Institute-Nashville More (2008-2012)
Fortis Institute-Nashville sch ethnicity Fortis Institute-Nashville 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. 0.50 0.44
Fortis Institute-Nashville Diversity Score (2008-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,867 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,867 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,867 $5,890
Fortis Institute-Nashville In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,867 $10,047
Fortis Institute-Nashville Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

Recent Articles
Mental Health Support for Community College Students
Mental Health Support for Community College Students
With serious mental health issues on the rise on college campuses nationwide, community colleges are scrambling to provide expanded mental health services to students.
10 In-Demand Jobs for Community College Grads in 2015
From nuclear medicine to physical therapy, consider 10 in-demand jobs for community college graduates. With salaries ranging from $50,000 to even $100,000, opportunities are ripe for those with the right training from community colleges.
Is President Obama's Plan for Free Community College Right for America?
President Obama recently introduced a plan to deliver free Community College tuition to all Americans across the country. Is it the right call? In this story, we will not attempt to make a judgment call on whether free Community College is right or wrong for the United States. Instead, we paneled a few experts in education and economics to get their take on the issue. We’re showing both sides of the coin, and letting readers decide on their own.