Fortis College-Smyrna

2108 Cobb Parkway
Smyrna, GA 30080-7630
Tel: (770)980-0002
School Highlights
  • Fortis College-Smyrna serves 642 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Fortis College-Smyrna is one of 3 community colleges within Cobb County, GA.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis College-Smyrna is Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta (0.2 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Fortis College-Smyrna(GA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty36 staff94 staff
Fortis College-Smyrna Total Faculty (2010-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Smyrna has grown by 24% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis College-Smyrna diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment642 students2,588 students
Fortis College-Smyrna Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:127:1
Fortis College-Smyrna Student Staff Ratio (2010-2016)
# Full-Time Students642 students1,115 students
Fortis College-Smyrna Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Fortis College-Smyrna Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Fortis College-Smyrna Asian (2007-2009)
% Hispanic
Fortis College-Smyrna Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Fortis College-Smyrna Black (2007-2016)
% White
Fortis College-Smyrna White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Fortis College-Smyrna More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Fortis College-Smyrna Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.580.65
Fortis College-Smyrna Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Fortis College-Smyrna Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,700$30,100
Fortis College-Smyrna Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,290 is less than the state average of $14,834. The private state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,290$14,834
Fortis College-Smyrna In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%93%
Fortis College-Smyrna % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,960$12,875
Fortis College-Smyrna Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,574
Fortis College-Smyrna Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%71%
Fortis College-Smyrna Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,413 per year for in-state students and $7,181 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,834 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.