4850 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 224
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,102
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 91%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale ranks among the top 20% of public schools 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 Classification
Item not available
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
10 staff
128 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 Enrollment
175 students
3,135 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
175 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
2,273 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
18%
30%
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% Black
68%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale and the percentage of Black community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
9%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale and the percentage of White community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
2%
6%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.50
0.73
This chart display the diversity score of Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale and the community college average diversity score of FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
69%
55%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of FL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2013)
$25,400
$31,500

Tuition 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
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
93%
88%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,875
$10,250
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,334
$6,250
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
68%
74%
This chart display the percent admitted of Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale and the community college average percent admitted of FL by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,102
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 91%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Broward County, FL private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,656 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Broward County, FL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Broward County, FL is Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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