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 9 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 declined by 47% 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
Fortis College-Columbus Total Faculty (2008-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Columbus has grown by 22% 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 grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment694 students734 students
Fortis College-Columbus Total Enrollment (2008-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:127:1
Fortis College-Columbus Student Staff Ratio (2008-2016)
# Full-Time Students694 students450 students
Fortis College-Columbus Full-Time Students (2008-2016)
# Part-Time Students-284 students
Fortis College-Columbus Part-Time Students (2008-2011)
Fortis College-Columbus Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Fortis College-Columbus Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Fortis College-Columbus Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
Fortis College-Columbus Black (2008-2016)
% White
Fortis College-Columbus White (2008-2016)
% Two or more races
Fortis College-Columbus More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Fortis College-Columbus Non Resident (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Fortis College-Columbus Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.44
Fortis College-Columbus Diversity Score (2008-2016)
College Completion Rate
Fortis College-Columbus Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2010-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,700$31,400
Fortis College-Columbus Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Fortis College-Columbus In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%92%
Fortis College-Columbus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2009-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,960$21,959
Fortis College-Columbus Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$7,090
Fortis College-Columbus Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
Acceptance Rate65%64%
Fortis College-Columbus Percent Admitted (2008-2011)
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
  • National College-Columbus
    Private, for profit
    56 students | 2.40 Mi5665 Forest Hills Blvd
    Dayton OH  45420
  • 178 students | 3.60 Mi4525 Trueman Blvd
    Hilliard OH  43026
  • 329 students | 3.60 Mi1880 E. Dublin - Granville Rd. - Ste 100
    Columbus OH  43229
  • Bradford School (Columbus)
    Private, for profit
    443 students | 4.20 Mi2469 Stelzer Road
    Columbus OH  43219
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Did You Know?
For Franklin County, OH private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,668 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Franklin County, OH community colleges have a diversity score of 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Franklin County, OH is Fortis College-Columbus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.