Fortis College-Richmond

2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
Richmond, VA 23230
Tel: (804)323-1020
School Highlights
  • Fortis College-Richmond serves 491 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Fortis College-Richmond is one of 2 community colleges within Henrico County, VA.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis College-Richmond is Chester Career College (0.5 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Fortis College-Richmond(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty30 staff45 staff
Fortis College-Richmond Total Faculty (2010-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Richmond has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis College-Richmond diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment491 students1,577 students
Fortis College-Richmond Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:136:1
Fortis College-Richmond Student Staff Ratio (2010-2016)
# Full-Time Students491 students717 students
Fortis College-Richmond Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Fortis College-Richmond Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
6%
Fortis College-Richmond Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
8%
Fortis College-Richmond Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
70%
22%
Fortis College-Richmond Black (2007-2016)
% White
21%
57%
Fortis College-Richmond White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Fortis College-Richmond More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Fortis College-Richmond Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.460.62
Fortis College-Richmond Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
43%
30%
Fortis College-Richmond Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,600
Fortis College-Richmond Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,896 is less than the state average of $14,297. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,896$14,297
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%78%
Fortis College-Richmond % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,014$11,000
Fortis College-Richmond Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
Fortis College-Richmond Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate58%75%
Fortis College-Richmond Percent Admitted (2007-2012)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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  • 167 students | 6.40 Mi7914 Midlothian Turnpike
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  • ECPI University
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    (804)330-5533
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Richmond community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Richmond is ECPI University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.