Fortis College-Montgomery

School Highlights

Fortis College-Montgomery serves 315 students (73% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis College-Montgomery(AL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty12 staff73 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Montgomery has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Montgomery diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment315 students1,756 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:128:1
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# Full-Time Students230 students1,004 students
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# Part-Time Students85 students752 students
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% Asian
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1%
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% Hispanic
2%
2%
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% Black
76%
24%
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% White
20%
61%
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% Unknown races
2%
10%
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Diversity Score0.380.56
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College Completion Rate
46%
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 $20,579 is more than the state average of $12,889. The private state tuition has grown by 48% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$20,579$12,889
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%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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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis College-Montgomery is South University,Montgomery (3.5 miles away).
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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 Chattahoochee Valley Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.