Fortis College-Baton Rouge

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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 35:1.
  • 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 to Fortis College-Baton Rouge is Baton Rouge School of Computers (0.1 miles away).

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.
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 Fortis College-Baton Rouge has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis College-Baton Rouge diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment382 students1,493 students
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:135:1
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
Fortis College-Baton Rouge American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2011)
% Asian
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Black (2007-2016)
% White
Fortis College-Baton Rouge White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Fortis College-Baton Rouge More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.390.66
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
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 (2009-2016)
% 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%64%
Fortis College-Baton Rouge Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Baton Rouge community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Baton Rouge is Baton Rouge Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.