Fortis College-Largo

School Highlights
  • Fortis College-Largo serves 207 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Fortis College-Largo is one of 4 community colleges within Pinellas County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis College-Largo is St Petersburg College (0.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Fortis College-Largo places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis College-Largo(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty13 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Largo has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis College-Largo diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment207 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:138:1
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# Full-Time Students207 students487 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Fortis College-Largo.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of FL.
% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
21%
24%
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% Black
30%
17%
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% White
34%
69%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
15%
-
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Diversity Score0.730.60
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College Completion Rate
49%
57%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$22,600$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $26,780 is more than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has grown by 782% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$26,780$15,054
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Fortis College-Largo and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$16,500$11,875
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Largo and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,167$6,334
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Largo and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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