Fortis Institute-Miami

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 (1.3 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis Institute-Miami has stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment26 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:138:1
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# Full-Time Students26 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students-655 students
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
86%
24%
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% Black
9%
17%
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% White
4%
69%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.250.60
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College Completion Rate
60%
59%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,300$30,300
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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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,970$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,194$6,334
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Acceptance Rate71%73%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Fortis Institute-Miami is AM College LLC (1.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • AM College LLC
    Private, for profit
    158 students | 1.30 Mi10506 N Kendall Drive
    Miami FL  33176
    (305) 595-9500
    1.30158
  • City College-Miami
    Private, non-profit
    263 students | 2.50 Mi9300 S Dadeland Blvd. 2nd Floor
    Miami FL  33156
    (305) 666-9242
    2.50263
  • Florida Career College-Miami
    Private, for profit
    6,227 students | 3.90 Mi1321 SW 107 Ave Ste 201B
    Miami FL  33174
    (954) 400-2000
    3.906,227
  • Everest Institute-Kendall
    Private, for profit
    147 students | 4.30 Mi9020 SW 137th Ave
    Miami FL  33186
    (305) 386-9900
    4.30147
  • Mattia College
    Private, for profit
    965 students | 4.50 Mi13926 SW 47th Street
    Miami FL  33175
    (305) 220-4120
    4.50965
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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.