Fortis College-Mobile

School Highlights
  • Fortis College-Mobile serves 352 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Fortis College-Mobile is one of 4 community colleges within Mobile County, AL.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis College-Mobile is Remington College-Mobile Campus (0.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Fortis College-Mobile places among the top 20% of community colleges in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Fortis College-Mobile(AL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty16 staff73 staff
Fortis College-Mobile Total Faculty (2008-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Mobile has grown by 24% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis College-Mobile diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment352 students1,756 students
Fortis College-Mobile Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio22:128:1
Fortis College-Mobile Student Staff Ratio (2008-2016)
# Full-Time Students352 students1,004 students
Fortis College-Mobile Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-752 students
Fortis College-Mobile Part-Time Students (2009-2011)
Fortis College-Mobile Enrollment Breakdown AL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
Fortis College-Mobile American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2011)
% Asian
1%
1%
Fortis College-Mobile Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
2%
Fortis College-Mobile Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
61%
24%
Fortis College-Mobile Black (2007-2016)
% White
35%
61%
Fortis College-Mobile White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Fortis College-Mobile More (2013-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
10%
Fortis College-Mobile Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.510.56
Fortis College-Mobile Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
55%
17%
Fortis College-Mobile Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$21,900$29,700
Fortis College-Mobile Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,871 is less than the state average of $12,889. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,871$12,889
Fortis College-Mobile In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%94%
Fortis College-Mobile % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,015$11,500
Fortis College-Mobile Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,002$6,002
Fortis College-Mobile Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate (Year 2013)73%73%
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,427 per year for in-state students and $8,152 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,889 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.