School Highlights

Fortis College-Montgomery serves 284 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Private-state tuition: $20,579
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 84%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Fortis College-Montgomery ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 116% over five years.
Fortis College-Montgomery
(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 years (below associate)
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
26 staff
153 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
3
4

Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Montgomery has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Montgomery diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
284 students
1,546 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
284 students
755 students
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# Part-Time Students
85 students
919 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
538 students
343 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
284 students
755 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
6 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
85 students
998 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
24 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
168 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
4%
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% Black
81%
24%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fortis College-Montgomery and the percentage of Black community college students in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
16%
62%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fortis College-Montgomery and the percentage of White community college students in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score
0.32
0.55
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.13%
3.24%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Fortis College-Montgomery and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$21,900
$29,700
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Fortis College-Montgomery and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of AL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $20,579 is more than the state average of $13,921. The private state tuition has grown by 48% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$20,579
$13,921
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
98%
93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Fortis College-Montgomery and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,500
$10,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Montgomery and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,236
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Montgomery and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
81%
SAT Reading
n/a
530
SAT Math
n/a
545
ACT Composite
n/a
23
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
22
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Fortis College-Montgomery cost?

Fortis College-Montgomery's private state tuition is approximately $20,579.

What is Fortis College-Montgomery's ranking?

Fortis College-Montgomery ranks among the top 20% of community college in Alabama for: Average community college minority breakdown and Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Private-state tuition: $20,579
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 84%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,077 per year for in-state students and $7,206 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,921 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Alabama is J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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