School Highlights

Fortis College-Norfolk serves 378 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • In-state tuition: $18,342
  • Out-state tuition: $18,342
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 79%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Fortis College-Norfolk
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
30 staff
129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Norfolk has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Norfolk diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
378 students
2,199 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
18:1
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# Full-Time Students
378 students
914 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
1,285 students
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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
5%
12%
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% Black
62%
21%
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% White
21%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fortis College-Norfolk and the percentage of White community college students in VA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
6%
5%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.56
0.67
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College Completion Rate
54%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$26,200
$29,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Fortis College-Norfolk and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of VA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $18,342 is more than the state average of $3,736. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $18,342 is more than the state average of $8,977. The out-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$18,342
$3,736
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$18,342
$8,977
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Fortis College-Norfolk and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of VA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
75%
84%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Fortis College-Norfolk and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in VA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • In-state tuition: $18,342
  • Out-state tuition: $18,342
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 79%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

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 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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