Fortis College-Baton Rouge

9255 Interline Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-1908
Tel: (225)248-1015
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School Highlights
  • Fortis College-Baton Rouge serves 382 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Fortis College-Baton Rouge is one of 11 community colleges within East Baton Rouge County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is Baton Rouge School of Computers (0.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis College-Baton Rouge(LA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty19 staff26 staff
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 382 has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has declined by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment382 students1,493 students
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:134:1
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students382 students382 students
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-1,111 students
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Part-Time Students (2007-2008)
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
Fortis College-Baton Rouge American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2011)
% Asian
2%
1%
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
5%
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
76%
35%
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Black (2007-2016)
% White
19%
45%
Fortis College-Baton Rouge White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
1%
Fortis College-Baton Rouge More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
11%
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups 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.0.390.66
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
57%
47%
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,400$28,200

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,316 is more than the state average of $12,875. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,316$12,875
Fortis College-Baton Rouge In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%89%
Fortis College-Baton Rouge % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,875$10,800
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,125
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate72%77%
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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