Fortis College-Tampa (Closed 2013)

3910 US Hwy 301 N Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33619
  • Webster College's mission is to offer students the opportunity to develop both the technical knowledge and the personal skills vital to employment in the ever-changing world of business.
School Highlights
  • Fortis College-Tampa serves 11 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Fortis College-Tampa is one of 5 community colleges within Hillsborough County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis College-Tampa is Everest University-Brandon (0.7 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 75% over five years.
Fortis College-Tampa(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty3 staff37 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis College-Tampa has declined by 91% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The Fortis College-Tampa diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment11 students1,142 students
Student:Teacher Ratio4:138:1
# Full-Time Students11 students487 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Diversity Score0.670.60
College Completion Rate (Year 2013)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$21,700$30,300

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,606 is more than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,606$15,054
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%91%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2013)$19,815$10,244
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2013)$7,287$4,795
Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Webster College is a Senior college accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award certificates, diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees. The Accrediting Council is identified as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. At Webster College, our specialty is career-focused training designed to provide you with maximum job placement potential in a short amount of time. We offer day and evening classes so you may design a class schedule that works with your lifestyle. At Webster College, your future is our business - and so is your career search preparation. Our Career Services Department is dedicated to the future success of each graduate. Career Services Directors assist students with developing Professional Career, resume, cover letter and reference sheet preparation, creating their professional portfolio, polishing interviewing skills, career guidance and planning and networking with local businesses. Located on the Gulf of Mexico in the Tampa Bay area, Pasco is part of a nine-county region referred to as the "Nature Coast." Within Pasco County, there are more than 100 square miles of managed recreational facilities, including parks, four artificial reefs (one made up of surplus military tanks), more than 25 golf courses, and three State-designated canoe trails. The possibilities to enjoy the outdoors and nature are unlimited.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest University-Brandon
    Private, for profit
    2,460 students | 0.70 Mi3924 Coconut Palm Dr
    Tampa FL  33619
    (813) 621-0041
  • 555 students | 3.90 Mi119 N Glen Arven Ave
    Tampa FL  33617
    (813) 988-5131
  • 27,298 students | 6.60 Mi39 Columbia Drive
    Tampa FL  33606
    (813) 253-7000
  • Everest University-Tampa
    Private, for profit
    537 students | 8.40 Mi3319 W Hillsborough Ave
    Tampa FL  33614
    (813) 879-6000
  • 958 students | 10.10 Mi7702 Woodland Center Blvd Suite 100
    Tampa FL  33614
    (888) 247-4238
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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,464 per year for in-state students and $11,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,054 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.