Fortis College-Smyrna

Tel: (770)980-0002
653 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Fortis College-Smyrna serves 653 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Fortis College-Smyrna is one of 4 community colleges within Cobb County, GA.
The nearest community college is Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

Fortis College-Smyrna 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 33 staff
59 staff
Fortis College-Smyrna Total Faculty (2009-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 653 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
653 students
1,282 students
Fortis College-Smyrna Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
22:1
Fortis College-Smyrna student staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students
653 students
810 students
Fortis College-Smyrna Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fortis College-Smyrna Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
10%
7%
Fortis College-Smyrna Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
57%
12%
Fortis College-Smyrna Black (2006-2013)
% White
30%
57%
Fortis College-Smyrna White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Fortis College-Smyrna Unknown (2006-2013)
Fortis College-Smyrna Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.57 0.53
Fortis College-Smyrna Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,605 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,605 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,605 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,605 $10,294
Fortis College-Smyrna Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Fortis College-Smyrna % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

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  • Marietta Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta
    Private for-profit
    2359 Windy Hill Road
    Marietta, GA 30067
    (770)226-0056
    0.2  Mi  |  256  students
  • Atlanta Brown College of Court Reporting
    Private for-profit
    1900 Emery St NW Suite 200
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    (404)876-1227
    7.7  Mi  |  232  students
  • Atlanta Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta
    Private for-profit
    1140 Hammond Dr Ste A-1150
    Atlanta, GA 30328
    (770)576-4498
    7.9  Mi  |  360  students
  • Atlanta The Art Institute of Atlanta
    Private for-profit
    6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd. 100 Embassy Row
    Atlanta, GA 30328
    (770)394-8300
    8  Mi  |  2899  students
  • Atlanta Herzing University Atlanta
    Private, non-profit
    3393 Peachtree Road, NE Set 1003
    Atlanta, GA 30326
    404-816-4533
    8  Mi  |  459  students
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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,667 per year for in-state students and $6,081 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,393 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia 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 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett College-Lilburn. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.