14111 Airline Hwy, Suite 101
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
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School Highlights

Fortis College-Baton Rouge serves 396 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 396 students
  • Private-state tuition: $13,316
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 78%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Fortis College-Baton Rouge ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 170% over five years.
Fortis College-Baton Rouge
(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
54 staff
37 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Baton Rouge has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Baton Rouge diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
396 students
686 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
18:1
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# Full-Time Students
396 students
291 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
395 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Fortis College-Baton Rouge.
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
217 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
72%
38%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fortis College-Baton Rouge and the percentage of Black community college students in LA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
22%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fortis College-Baton Rouge and the percentage of White community college students in LA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Hawaiian
n/a
1%
% Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Fortis College-Baton Rouge and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in LA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
1%
11%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score
0.43
0.69
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College Completion Rate
60%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2013)
$25,400
$28,200

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $13,316 is less than the state average of $14,664. The private state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$13,316
$14,664
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,505
$12,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Baton Rouge and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,625
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Baton Rouge and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
72%
72%
This chart display the percent admitted of Fortis College-Baton Rouge and the community college average percent admitted of LA by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 396 students
  • Private-state tuition: $13,316
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 78%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

East Baton Rouge County, LA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.43, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in East Baton Rouge County, LA is Baton Rouge Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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