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 4 community colleges within Cobb County, GA.
  • The nearest community college is Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Fortis College-Smyrna (GA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 36 staff 98 staff
Fortis College-Smyrna Total Faculty (2010-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 642 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 642 students 2,485 students
Fortis College-Smyrna Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 27:1
Fortis College-Smyrna Student Staff Ratio (2010-2016)
# Full-Time Students 642 students 1,092 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 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. 0.58 0.65
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 $15,212. The private state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $13,290 $15,212
Fortis College-Smyrna In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 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 Rate 100% 80%
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 $15,212 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia 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 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.