Fortis College-Richmond

School Highlights

Fortis College-Richmond serves 513 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.

Top Rankings

Fortis College-Richmond ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis College-Richmond(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 Faculty43 staff129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Richmond has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Richmond diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment513 students2,199 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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# Full-Time Students513 students914 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
7%
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% Hispanic
3%
12%
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% Black
71%
21%
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% White
16%
51%
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% Two or more races
4%
5%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.470.67
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College Completion Rate
53%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $13,896 is less than the state average of $15,561. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,896$15,561
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,661$11,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,800$5,500
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Acceptance Rate58%75%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis College-Richmond is J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (4.0 miles away).
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  • ECPI University
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    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804) 330-5533
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  • MedSpa Careers Institute
    Private, for profit
    10 students | 7.60 Mi800 Moorefield Park Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804) 521-0400
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  • 741 students | 8.90 Mi8141 Hull St Rd
    North Chesterfield, VA 23235
    (804) 745-2444
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Did You Know?
Richmond community colleges have a diversity score of 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Richmond is J Sargeant Reynolds Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.