Fortis College-Mobile

3590 Pleasant Valley Rd, Mobile
AL, 36609
Tel:
283 students
Private for-profit

Get admissions information on Fortis College-Mobile and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

School Highlights:
Fortis College-Mobile serves 283 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Fortis College-Mobile is one of 5 community colleges within Mobile County, AL.
The nearest community college is Remington College-Mobile Campus (0.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Fortis College-Mobile 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 283 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 52:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment
283 students
1,287 students
Fortis College-Mobile Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
283 students
832 students
Fortis College-Mobile Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Fortis College-Mobile sch enrollment Fortis College-Mobile sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Fortis College-Mobile Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Fortis College-Mobile Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
56%
12%
Fortis College-Mobile Black (2006-2012)
% White
36%
66%
Fortis College-Mobile White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
2% 2%
Fortis College-Mobile sch ethnicity Fortis College-Mobile 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. 0.55 0.45
Fortis College-Mobile Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,500 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,500 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,500 $5,890
Fortis College-Mobile In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,500 $10,050
Fortis College-Mobile Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 73% 78%
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

Get admissions information on Fortis College-Mobile and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

Recent Articles
Community Colleges Prep for the Future by Focusing on STEM
Community Colleges Prep for the Future by Focusing on STEM
As careers in science, technology, engineering, and math become more prevalent, community colleges are shifting their focus to meet demand and secure their place in a rapidly changing educational landscape.
Community Colleges: Bigger Buck Bang than For-Profits
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Nearly 52 percent of community college students in the United States begin their freshman year in at least one remedial class. These courses, which help students acquire knowledge and skills they should have acquired in high school, do not count toward their degree requirements. As a result, students are taking longer than ever to obtain their degree, if they obtain one at all.