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 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
  • National College-Columbus
    Private, for profit
    56 students | 2.40 Mi5665 Forest Hills Blvd
    Dayton OH  45420
    (614)212-2800
    2.4056
  • 178 students | 3.60 Mi4525 Trueman Blvd
    Hilliard OH  43026
    (614)891-5030
    3.60178
  • 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 | 4.20 Mi2469 Stelzer Road
    Columbus OH  43219
    (614)416-6200
    4.20443
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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.