Fortis College-Norfolk

School Highlights

Fortis College-Norfolk serves 293 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.

Top Rankings

Fortis College-Norfolk ranks 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.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty17 staff69 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Norfolk has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Norfolk diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment293 students2,366 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:131:1
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# Full-Time Students293 students861 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
3%
10%
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% Black
68%
22%
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% White
16%
50%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
4%
4%
% Unknown races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.68
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College Completion Rate
50%
34%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $18,342 is more than the state average of $15,399. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,342$15,399
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,740$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%84%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis College-Norfolk is Advanced Technology Institute (0.6 miles away).
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    (757) 490-1241
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    (757) 853-3508
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  • Centura College-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
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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 $15,399 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.