Fortis College-Baton Rouge

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School Highlights

Fortis College-Baton Rouge serves 287 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 32:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Fortis College-Baton Rouge places among the top 20% of community colleges in Louisiana for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis College-Baton Rouge(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty19 staff26 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Baton Rouge has declined by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Baton Rouge diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment287 students1,370 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:132:1
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# Full-Time Students287 students368 students
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# Part-Time Students-1,002 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
80%
38%
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% White
16%
39%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
11%
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Diversity Score0.330.69
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College Completion Rate
52%
41%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,400$28,200

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,316 is less than the state average of $14,441. The private state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,316$14,441
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,732$10,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,251$4,750
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Acceptance Rate72%72%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis College-Baton Rouge is Baton Rouge School of Computers (0.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 58 students | 0.10 Mi9352 Interline Ave
    Baton Rouge LA  70809
    (225) 923-2524
    0.1058
  • 60 students | 1.20 Mi4520 South Sherwood Forrest Boulevard
    Baton Rouge LA  70816
    (225) 236-3200
    1.2060
  • Louisiana Culinary Institute
    Private, for profit
    100 students | 1.30 Mi10550 Airline Hwy
    Baton Rouge LA  70816
    (225) 769-8820
    1.30100
  • Baton Rouge College
    Private, for profit
    n/a students | 3.30 Mi1771 N Lobdell Blvd. Suite 307
    Baton Rouge LA  70806
    (225) 454-6915
    3.30n/a
  • 252 students | 3.40 Mi7380 Exchange Place
    Baton Rouge LA  70806
    (225) 928-7770
    3.40252
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Did You Know?
For Baton Rouge private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,002 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Baton Rouge community colleges have a diversity score of 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Baton Rouge is Baton Rouge Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.