School Highlights

Fortis College-Norfolk serves 454 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Private-state tuition: $18,342
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 78%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 76% over five years.
Fortis College-Norfolk
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
30 staff
129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Norfolk has grown by 98% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Norfolk diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
454 students
2,050 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
454 students
843 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
1,243 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
564 students
232 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
454 students
802 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
169 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
20 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
476 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
2%
7%
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% Hispanic
7%
12%
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% Black
59%
21%
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% White
22%
52%
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% Two or more races
7%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fortis College-Norfolk.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.59
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.79%
2.29%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.19%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$26,200
$29,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $18,342 is more than the state average of $15,561. The private state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$18,342
$15,561
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
82%
85%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,661
$11,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Norfolk and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,800
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Norfolk and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
100%
90%
This chart display the percent admitted of Fortis College-Norfolk and the community college average percent admitted of VA by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Fortis College-Norfolk cost?

Fortis College-Norfolk's private state tuition is approximately $18,342.

What schools are Fortis College-Norfolk often compared to?

Fortis College-Norfolkis often viewed alongside schools like Tidewater Community College, Centura College-Norfolk by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of Fortis College-Norfolk?

The acceptance rate of Fortis College-Norfolk is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 90%.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 454 students
  • Private-state tuition: $18,342
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 78%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,736 per year for in-state students and $8,977 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,561 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Virginia is American National University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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