Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale

4850 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 224
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
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  • 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 higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 62%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 54% over five years.
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationItem not availableBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty10 staff128 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale has declined by 47% 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 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment175 students3,135 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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# Full-Time Students175 students862 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
18%
30%
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% Black
68%
18%
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% White
9%
38%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.500.73
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College Completion Rate
69%
55%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,400$31,500

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,102 is less than the state average of $15,410. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,102$15,410
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,875$10,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,250
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Acceptance Rate68%74%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale is City College-Fort Lauderdale (2.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • City College-Fort Lauderdale
    Private not-for-profit
    245 students | 2.80 Mi2000 W. Commercial Boulevard
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
    (954) 492-5353
    2.80245
  • 20,330 students | 3.70 Mi1500 NW 49th St.
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
    (954) 776-4476
    3.7020,330
  • 38,976 students | 5.50 Mi111 East Las Olas Blvd
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
    (954) 201-7350
    5.5038,976
  • Key College
    Key College Photo
    Private, for profit
    90 students | 6.60 Mi1040 Bayview Drive
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
    (754) 312-2898
    6.6090
  • Cortiva Institute-Pompano
    Private for-profit
    70 students | 8.80 Mi2001 W Sample Rd Ste 100
    Pompano Beach, FL 33064
    (954) 922-5505
    8.8070
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Did You Know?
Fort Lauderdale community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Fort Lauderdale is Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.