Fortis College-Norfolk

6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
Norfolk, VA 23502-4101
Tel: (757)499-5447
School Highlights
  • Fortis College-Norfolk serves 315 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Fortis College-Norfolk is one of 4 community colleges within Norfolk City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis College-Norfolk is Advanced Technology Institute (0.5 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 55% over five years.
Fortis College-Norfolk(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty17 staff45 staff
Fortis College-Norfolk Total Faculty (2010-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Norfolk has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis College-Norfolk diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment315 students1,577 students
Fortis College-Norfolk Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:136:1
Fortis College-Norfolk Student Staff Ratio (2010-2016)
# Full-Time Students315 students717 students
Fortis College-Norfolk Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Fortis College-Norfolk Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Fortis College-Norfolk American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2010)
% Asian
Fortis College-Norfolk Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Fortis College-Norfolk Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Fortis College-Norfolk Black (2007-2016)
% White
Fortis College-Norfolk White (2007-2016)
Fortis College-Norfolk Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.390.62
Fortis College-Norfolk Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Fortis College-Norfolk Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,600
Fortis College-Norfolk Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,342 is more than the state average of $14,297. The private state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,342$14,297
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%78%
Fortis College-Norfolk % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,014$11,000
Fortis College-Norfolk Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
Fortis College-Norfolk Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%59%
Fortis College-Norfolk Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,550 per year for in-state students and $9,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,297 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.