Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale

4850 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 224
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
Tel: (954)587-7100
  • 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 9 community colleges within Broward County, FL.
  • The nearest community college is City College-Fort Lauderdale (3.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 77% 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
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 175 has declined by 47% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment175 students1,142 students
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:138:1
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students175 students487 students
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Black (2007-2016)
% White
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Unknown (2007-2016)
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.510.60
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,400$30,800

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
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%91%
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,875$12,750
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,334
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate68%71%
Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • City College-Fort Lauderdale
    Private, non-profit
    575 students | 3.30 Mi2000 W. Commerical Boulevard
    Fort Lauderdale FL  33309
  • 44,119 students | 5.60 Mi111 East Las Olas Blvd
    Fort Lauderdale FL  33301
  • 1,548 students | 8.60 Mi225 N. Federal Hwy.
    Pompano Beach FL  33062
  • 203 students | 8.80 Mi2001 W Sample Rd Ste 100
    Pompano Beach FL  33064
  • Key College
    Private, for profit
    59 students | 9.00 Mi225 East Dania Beach Blvd., #130
    Dania FL  33004
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Did You Know?
For Broward County, FL private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,423 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Broward County, FL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Broward County, FL is Broward College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.