• At Fortis College, we pride ourselves in providing postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of degree and diploma programs. These programs are designed to assist students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Fortis College also strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. We provide an educational process that offers a change-oriented approach giving graduates the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging career occupations. Our mission is to attract and retain qualified instructors who are effective in the classroom and familiar with appropriate current medical, and/or technical practices; and to develop in students a professional attitude and an awareness of contemporary career practices through exposure to pragmatic course content and to faculty currently engaged in enterprise.

School Highlights

Fortis College-Orange Park serves 489 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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 489 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,208
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 164% over five years.
Fortis College-Orange Park
(FL) 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
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
37 staff
128 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Orange Park has grown by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Orange Park diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
489 students
1,232 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
489 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
2,000 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
601 students
263 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
489 students
862 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
66 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
2,771 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
34 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
174 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
5%
3%
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% Hispanic
7%
29%
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% Black
31%
16%
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% White
51%
41%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.63
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.87%
1.59%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$22,900
$31,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,208 is less than the state average of $16,140. The private state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$14,208
$16,140
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,627
$9,750
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,004
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
86%
SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Fortis College-Orange Park cost?

Fortis College-Orange Park's private state tuition is approximately $14,208.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 489 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,208
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,280 per year for in-state students and $10,578 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,140 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 88%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Florida is Cortiva Institute-Maitland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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