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 stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Mobile has stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment352 students1,756 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:128:1
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# Full-Time Students352 students1,004 students
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# Part-Time Students-752 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
61%
24%
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% White
35%
61%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
10%
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Diversity Score0.510.56
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College Completion Rate
55%
17%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$21,900$29,500
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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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,015$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,002$5,500
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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.