Fortis Institute-Nashville

3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37211
School Highlights
  • Fortis Institute-Nashville serves 367 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 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 26%.
  • Fortis Institute-Nashville is one of 12 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis Institute-Nashville is Kaplan College-Nashville (2.3 miles away).

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Fortis Institute-Nashville places among the top 20% of community colleges in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis Institute-Nashville(TN) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty20 staff29 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis Institute-Nashville has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis Institute-Nashville diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment367 students631 students
Student:Teacher Ratio18:130:1
# Full-Time Students367 students369 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
9%
3%
% Black
41%
17%
% White
44%
74%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
2%
Diversity Score0.630.42
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
53%
30%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,400$29,400

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,398 is more than the state average of $13,844. The private state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,398$13,844
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%93%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$11,875$12,500
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$6,334$6,297
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Kaplan College-Nashville
    Private, for profit
    369 students | 2.30 Mi750 Envious Lane
    Nashville TN  37217
    (615)279-8300
    2.30369
  • National College-Nashville
    Private, for profit
    517 students | 2.80 Mi1638 Bell Road
    Nashville TN  37211
    (615)333-3344
    2.80517
  • Daymar Institute-Nashville
    Private, for profit
    89 students | 4.40 Mi560 Royal Parkway
    Nashville TN  37214
    (615)361-7555
    4.4089
  • 380 students | 4.90 Mi441 Donelson Pk Ste 150
    Nashville TN  37214
    (615)889-5520
    4.90380
  • 304 students | 7.30 Mi2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
    Nashville TN  37228
    (615)383-4848
    7.30304
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Did You Know?
For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,573 per year for in-state students and $14,803 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,844 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee community colleges have a diversity score of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.