Fortis College (Smyrna)

2108 Cobb Parkway, Smyrna
GA, 30080-7630
Tel: (770)980-0002
516 students
Private for-profit

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School Highlights:
Fortis College (Smyrna) serves 516 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 45%.
Fortis College (Smyrna) is one of 4 community colleges within Cobb County, GA.
The nearest community college is The Art Institute of Atlanta (8.0 miles away).

School Overview

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

Student Body

The student population of 516 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 0:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
516 students
1,287 students
Fortis College (Smyrna) Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
516 students
832 students
Fortis College (Smyrna) Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Fortis College (Smyrna) sch enrollment Fortis College (Smyrna) sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Fortis College (Smyrna) Asian (2006-2008)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
9%
7%
Fortis College (Smyrna) Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
54%
12%
Fortis College (Smyrna) Black (2006-2012)
% White
36%
66%
Fortis College (Smyrna) White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Fortis College (Smyrna) More (2010-2012)
Fortis College (Smyrna) sch ethnicity Fortis College (Smyrna) 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. 0.57 0.45
Fortis College (Smyrna) Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,576 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,576 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,576 $5,940
Fortis College (Smyrna) In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,576 $10,072
Fortis College (Smyrna) Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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