School Highlights

Fortis College-Columbus serves 1,042 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,042 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,641
  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 58%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 272% over five years.
Fortis College-Columbus
(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
93 staff
91 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Columbus has grown by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Columbus diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,042 students
1,173 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,042 students
552 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
768 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
130 students
239 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,042 students
552 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
8 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
782 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
3 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
299 students
% Asian
6%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
40%
12%
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% White
42%
72%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
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% Unknown races
7%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.66
0.46
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.18%
1.07%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.83%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$27,700
$31,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,641 is more than the state average of $13,933. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$14,641
$13,933
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
99%
89%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,139
$18,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$6,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Columbus and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
65%
85%
This chart display the percent admitted of Fortis College-Columbus and the community college average percent admitted of OH by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
460
SAT Math
n/a
475
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
20
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Fortis College-Columbus cost?

Fortis College-Columbus's private state tuition is approximately $14,641.

What is the acceptance rate of Fortis College-Columbus?

The acceptance rate of Fortis College-Columbus is 65%, which is lower than the state average of 85%.

What is Fortis College-Columbus's ranking?

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,042 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,641
  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 58%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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