Fortis College-Norfolk

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).

Top Placements

Fortis College-Norfolk places among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Norfolk has stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment315 students1,577 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:136:1
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# Full-Time Students315 students717 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
7%
8%
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% Black
76%
22%
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% White
16%
57%
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Diversity Score0.390.62
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College Completion Rate
55%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,400
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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%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,014$10,502
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%84%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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