Fortis Institute-Nashville

3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37211-0000
Tel: (615)320-5917
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 11 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
  • The nearest community college is National College-Nashville (2.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
Fortis Institute-Nashville(TN) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty20 staff29 staff
Fortis Institute-Nashville Total Faculty (2009-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 367 has declined by 39% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment367 students631 students
Fortis Institute-Nashville Total Enrollment (2009-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:130:1
Fortis Institute-Nashville Student Staff Ratio (2009-2016)
# Full-Time Students367 students369 students
Fortis Institute-Nashville Full-Time Students (2009-2016)
Fortis Institute-Nashville Enrollment Breakdown TN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
9%
3%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Hispanic (2009-2016)
% Black
41%
17%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Black (2009-2016)
% White
44%
74%
Fortis Institute-Nashville White (2009-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Fortis Institute-Nashville More (2010-2016)
% Unknown races
2%
2%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.630.42
Fortis Institute-Nashville Diversity Score (2009-2016)
College Completion Rate
53%
30%
Fortis Institute-Nashville Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2012-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,400$29,500

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
Fortis Institute-Nashville In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%93%
Fortis Institute-Nashville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2009-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,875$17,000
Fortis Institute-Nashville Median debt for students who have completed (2009-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,297
Fortis Institute-Nashville Median debt for students who have not completed (2009-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 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 | 3.60 Mi560 Royal Parkway
    Nashville TN  37214
    (615)361-7555
    3.6089
  • Kaplan College-Nashville
    Private, for profit
    369 students | 4.00 Mi750 Envious Lane
    Nashville TN  37217
    (615)279-8300
    4.00369
  • 380 students | 5.00 Mi441 Donelson Pk Ste 150
    Nashville TN  37214
    (615)889-5520
    5.00380
  • John A Gupton College
    Private, non-profit
    129 students | 7.40 Mi1616 Church St
    Nashville TN  37203
    (615)327-3927
    7.40129
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Did You Know?
For Nashville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,859 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nashville community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.49, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.