Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale

4850 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 224
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
  • Medvance Institute-Fort Lauderdale's mission is to provide the finest education in a supportive atmosphere where career success is encouraged at every level. We are committed to graduating qualified professionals who can serve the medical needs of their communities, and contribute to the health and well-being of those in their care.
School Highlights
  • Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale serves 175 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 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale is one of 10 community colleges within Broward County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale is City College-Fort Lauderdale (2.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty10 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment175 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:138:1
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# Full-Time Students175 students487 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
18%
24%
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% Black
67%
17%
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% White
9%
69%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
-
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Diversity Score0.510.60
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College Completion Rate
69%
59%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,400$30,300

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,102 is less than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,102$15,054
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,875$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,334
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Acceptance Rate68%73%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • City College-Fort Lauderdale
    Private, non-profit
    575 students | 2.80 Mi2000 W. Commerical Boulevard
    Fort Lauderdale FL  33309
    (954) 492-5353
    2.80575
  • 19,567 students | 3.70 Mi1500 NW 49th St.
    Fort Lauderdale FL  33309
    (954) 776-4476
    3.7019,567
  • 44,119 students | 5.50 Mi111 East Las Olas Blvd
    Fort Lauderdale FL  33301
    (954) 201-7400
    5.5044,119
  • Key College
    Key College Photo
    Private, for profit
    90 students | 6.60 Mi1040 Bayview Drive
    Fort Lauderdale FL  33304
    (754) 312-2898
    6.6090
  • 1,548 students | 8.60 Mi225 N. Federal Hwy.
    Pompano Beach FL  33062
    (954) 783-7339
    8.601,548
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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.