Fortis College-Columbus

School Highlights
  • Fortis College-Columbus serves 694 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Fortis College-Columbus is one of 8 community colleges within Franklin County, OH.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis College-Columbus is Hondros College (0.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Fortis College-Columbus places 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.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty25 staff35 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Columbus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis College-Columbus diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment694 students734 students
Student:Teacher Ratio28:127:1
# Full-Time Students694 students450 students
% Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fortis College-Columbus and the percentage of Asian community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Hispanic
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fortis College-Columbus and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Black
30%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fortis College-Columbus and the percentage of Black community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% White
48%
73%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fortis College-Columbus and the percentage of White community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Fortis College-Columbus and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Non Resident races
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This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Fortis College-Columbus and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
% Unknown races
17%
10%
Diversity Score0.650.44
This chart display the diversity score of Fortis College-Columbus and the community college average diversity score of OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate
52%
31%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Fortis College-Columbus and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of OH by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,700$30,800
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Fortis College-Columbus and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of OH by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,641 is more than the state average of $13,841. The private state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,641$13,841
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Fortis College-Columbus and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Fortis College-Columbus and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$12,960$21,250
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Columbus and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,834
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 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate65%78%
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.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Fortis College-Columbus is Hondros College (0.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Hondros College
    Private, for profit
    1,924 students | 0.10 Mi4140 Executive Parkway
    Westerville OH  43081
    (855) 906-8773
    0.101,924
  • 329 students | 3.60 Mi1880 E. Dublin - Granville Rd. - Ste 100
    Columbus OH  43229
    (800) 954-4274
    3.60329
  • Bradford School (Columbus)
    Private, for profit
    443 students | 4.10 Mi2469 Stelzer Road
    Columbus OH  43219
    (614) 416-6200
    4.10443
  • 22,719 students | 9.10 Mi550 E Spring St
    Columbus OH  43215
    (614) 287-5353
    9.1022,719
  • Daymar College-Lancaster
    Private, for profit
    45 students | 11.60 Mi2745 Winchester Pike
    Columbus OH  43232
    (614) 643-6680
    11.6045
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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,885 per year for in-state students and $11,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,841 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.