Fortis College-Richmond

School Highlights

Fortis College-Richmond serves 425 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 30 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 Faculty30 staff69 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Richmond has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Richmond diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment425 students2,366 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:131:1
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# Full-Time Students425 students861 students
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% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
3%
10%
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% Black
68%
22%
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% White
14%
50%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
4%
4%
% Unknown races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.68
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College Completion Rate
47%
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 $13,896 is less than the state average of $15,399. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,896$15,399
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%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 Rate58%75%
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Source: 2019 (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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Richmond community colleges have a diversity score of 0.49, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Richmond is J Sargeant Reynolds Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.