Heritage Institute-Ft Myers

6630 Orion Drive, Suite 200, Fort Myers
FL, 33912
Tel: (239)936-5822
655 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers serves 655 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers is one of 4 community colleges within Lee County, FL.
The nearest community college is Edison State College (2.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 655 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
655 students
1,273 students
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
655 students
829 students
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers sch enrollment Heritage Institute-Ft Myers sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan - 1%
% Asian 1%
2%
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 30%
7%
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 16%
12%
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers Black (2006-2012)
% White 52%
66%
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 2%
2%
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers More (2009-2012)
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers sch ethnicity Heritage Institute-Ft Myers 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. 0.61 0.45
Heritage Institute-Ft Myers Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • Fort Myers Edison State College
    Public
    8099 College Pky SW
    Fort Myers , FL , 33919
    (239)489-9300
    2.7  Mi  |  16113  students
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