Fortis College-Richmond

2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
Richmond, VA 23230-0000
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 37:1.
  • 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 is Chester Career College (0.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 28% 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 491 has grown by 20% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment491 students1,577 students
Fortis College-Richmond Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:137:1
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
Fortis College-Richmond Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
Fortis College-Richmond Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
Fortis College-Richmond Black (2007-2016)
% White
Fortis College-Richmond White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Fortis College-Richmond More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Fortis College-Richmond Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.460.62
Fortis College-Richmond Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
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 $14,996. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,896$14,996
% 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%84%
Fortis College-Richmond Percent Admitted (2007-2012)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Richmond community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Richmond is ECPI University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.