Fortis Institute-Nashville

3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37211

School Highlights

Fortis Institute-Nashville serves 379 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.

Top Rankings

Fortis Institute-Nashville ranks 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.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty20 staff36 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis Institute-Nashville has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
The Fortis Institute-Nashville diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment379 students2,276 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:130:1
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# Full-Time Students379 students503 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
7%
4%
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% Black
40%
17%
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% White
39%
69%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.680.49
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College Completion Rate
48%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,400$29,400

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,398 is more than the state average of $12,714. The private state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,398$12,714
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,732$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,251$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis Institute-Nashville is Kaplan College-Nashville (2.3 miles away).
  • 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
    217 students | 2.80 Mi1638 Bell Road
    Nashville, TN 37211
    (615) 333-3344
    2.80217
  • 102 students | 4.40 Mi560 Royal Parkway
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 361-7555
    4.40102
  • 265 students | 4.90 Mi441 Donelson Pk Ste 150
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 889-5520
    4.90265
  • John A Gupton College
    Private not-for-profit
    168 students | 7.50 Mi1616 Church St
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 327-3927
    7.50168
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For Nashville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,555 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nashville community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.