Fortis Institute-Miami

9035 Sunset Drive, Suite 200
Miami, FL 33173-3431
Tel: (305)596-5553
School Highlights
  • Fortis Institute-Miami serves 26 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Fortis Institute-Miami is one of 18 community colleges within Miami-dade County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis Institute-Miami is AM College LLC (1.8 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 80% over five years.
Fortis Institute-Miami(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty4 staff37 staff
Fortis Institute-Miami Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis Institute-Miami has declined by 85% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis Institute-Miami diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has declined by 39% over five years.
Total Enrollment26 students1,142 students
Fortis Institute-Miami Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio7:138:1
Fortis Institute-Miami Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students26 students487 students
Fortis Institute-Miami Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-655 students
Fortis Institute-Miami Part-Time Students (2007-2009)
Fortis Institute-Miami Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Fortis Institute-Miami Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
Fortis Institute-Miami Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Fortis Institute-Miami Black (2007-2016)
% White
Fortis Institute-Miami White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Fortis Institute-Miami More (2013-2016)
% Unknown races
Fortis Institute-Miami Unknown (2007-2012)
Fortis Institute-Miami Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.250.60
Fortis Institute-Miami Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Fortis Institute-Miami Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,300$30,800
Fortis Institute-Miami Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,173 is less than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,173$15,054
Fortis Institute-Miami In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%91%
Fortis Institute-Miami % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,970$12,750
Fortis Institute-Miami Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,194$6,334
Fortis Institute-Miami Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate71%71%
Fortis Institute-Miami Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Fortis Institute-Miami is AM College LLC (1.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • AM College LLC
    Private, for profit
    158 students | 1.80 Mi10506 N Kendall Drive
    Miami FL  33176
  • Florida Career College-Miami
    Private, for profit
    6,227 students | 4.00 Mi1321 SW 107 Ave Ste 201B
    Miami FL  33174
  • 364 students | 4.70 Mi8230 W Flagler St.
    Miami FL  33144
  • Everest Institute-Kendall
    Private, for profit
    147 students | 4.90 Mi9020 SW 137th Ave
    Miami FL  33186
  • Mattia College
    Private, for profit
    965 students | 5.10 Mi13926 SW 47th Street
    Miami FL  33175
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