Fortis College-Columbus

School Highlights

Fortis College-Columbus serves 896 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.

Top Rankings

Fortis College-Columbus ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis College-Columbus(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty25 staff39 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Columbus has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Columbus diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment896 students823 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio36:127:1
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# Full-Time Students896 students475 students
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# Part-Time Students-348 students
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
4%
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% Black
36%
14%
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% White
40%
66%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
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% Unknown races
11%
8%
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Diversity Score0.690.53
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College Completion Rate
44%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,700$30,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,641 is more than the state average of $13,406. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,641$13,406
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,000$19,930
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,500
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Acceptance Rate65%78%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis College-Columbus is Hondros College of Nursing (0.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Hondros College of Nursing
    Private for-profit
    2,109 students | 0.10 Mi4140 Executive Parkway
    Westerville, OH 43081
    (855) 906-8773
    0.102,109
  • 329 students | 3.60 Mi1880 E. Dublin - Granville Rd. - Ste 100
    Columbus, OH 43229
    (800) 954-4274
    3.60329
  • Bradford School
    Private for-profit
    324 students | 4.10 Mi2469 Stelzer Road
    Columbus, OH 43219
    (614) 416-6200
    4.10324
  • 22,719 students | 9.10 Mi550 E Spring St
    Columbus, OH 43215
    (614) 287-5353
    9.1022,719
  • 92 students | 11.60 Mi2745 Winchester Pike
    Columbus, OH 43232
    (614) 643-6680
    11.6092
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