Fortis College-Smyrna

2140 South Cobb Drive
Smyrna, GA 30080
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School Highlights

Fortis College-Smyrna serves 613 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.

Top Rankings

Fortis College-Smyrna ranks 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.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 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 17:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Smyrna diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment613 students2,712 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:130:1
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# Full-Time Students613 students1,008 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
12%
7%
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% Black
66%
35%
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% White
15%
42%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
1%
9%
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Diversity Score0.530.69
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College Completion Rate
55%
37%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,700$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $13,290 is less than the state average of $13,609. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,290$13,609
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,000$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,625
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Acceptance Rate100%71%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis College-Smyrna is Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta (0.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 388 students | 0.50 Mi2359 Windy Hill Road
    Marietta, GA 30067
    (770) 226-0056
    0.50388
  • 10,483 students | 4.40 Mi980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE
    Marietta, GA 30060
    (770) 528-4545
    4.4010,483
  • 181 students | 7.40 Mi1100 Spring Street, Suite 101
    Atlanta, GA 30309
    (404) 876-1227
    7.40181
  • Brown Mackie College-Atlanta
    Private, for profit
    919 students | 7.40 Mi4370 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (404) 799-4500
    7.40919
  • 428 students | 7.80 Mi1140 Hammond Dr Ste A-1150
    Atlanta, GA 30328
    (770) 576-4498
    7.80428
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For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,048 per year for in-state students and $7,714 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,609 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 score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.