Fortis College-Smyrna

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 (0.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Fortis College-Smyrna places among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Smyrna has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:127:1
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# Full-Time Students642 students1,115 students
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% Asian
-
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
5%
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% Black
54%
33%
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% White
34%
48%
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% Two or more races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
9%
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Diversity Score0.580.65
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College Completion Rate
48%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,700$29,600
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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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,960$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%71%
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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.