Fortis College-Montgomery

Tel: (334)272-3857
410 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Fortis College-Montgomery serves 410 students (86% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Fortis College-Montgomery is one of 5 community colleges within Montgomery County, AL.
The nearest community college is South University-Montgomery (3.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis College-Montgomery 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 410 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
410 students
1,303 students
Fortis College-Montgomery Total Enrollment (2009-2012)
# Full-Time Students
352 students
834 students
Fortis College-Montgomery Full-Time Students (2009-2012)
# Part-Time Students 58 students
1,040 students
Fortis College-Montgomery Part-Time Students (2011-2012)
Fortis College-Montgomery sch enrollment Fortis College-Montgomery sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Fortis College-Montgomery Hispanic (2009-2012)
% Black
73%
11%
Fortis College-Montgomery Black (2009-2012)
% White
26%
66%
Fortis College-Montgomery White (2009-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Fortis College-Montgomery sch ethnicity Fortis College-Montgomery 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. 0.40 0.44
Fortis College-Montgomery Diversity Score (2009-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $20,173 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 66% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $20,173 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 66% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $20,173 $5,890
Fortis College-Montgomery In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $20,173 $10,047
Fortis College-Montgomery Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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