- The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
|Fortis College-Largo||(FL) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Private, non-profit|
|Total Faculty||13 staff||37 staff|
|Total Enrollment||207 students||1,142 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1||38:1|
|# Full-Time Students||207 students||487 students|
|% Non Resident races||-|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$22,600||$30,300|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- College Location Mi. Students
- 32,681 students | 0.80 Mi6021 142nd Ave N
Clearwater,  FL  33760
- 439 students | 3.30 Mi1199 East Bay Drive
Largo,  FL  33770
- 862 students | 4.90 Mi11101 Roosevelt Boulevard N., Suite 100
Saint Petersburg,  FL  33716
- 958 students | 15.30 Mi7702 Woodland Center Blvd Suite 100
Tampa,  FL  33614
- 537 students | 15.70 Mi3319 W Hillsborough Ave
Tampa,  FL  33614
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.