Fortis College-Orange Park

  • 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 312 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Fortis College-Orange Park is one of 2 community colleges within Clay County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis College-Orange Park is Everest University-Orange Park (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis College-Orange Park(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty14 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Orange Park has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis College-Orange Park diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment312 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:138:1
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# Full-Time Students312 students487 students
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
10%
24%
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% Black
29%
17%
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% White
54%
69%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
-
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Diversity Score0.610.60
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College Completion Rate
62%
59%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$22,900$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,208 is less than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,208$15,054
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,667$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,334
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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