Fortis Institute-Nashville

3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37211

School Highlights

Fortis Institute-Nashville serves 427 students (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% 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 41 teachers has grown by 192% over five years.
Fortis Institute-Nashville(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty41 staff81 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis Institute-Nashville has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The Fortis Institute-Nashville diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment427 students1,209 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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# Full-Time Students423 students656 students
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# Part-Time Students4 students553 students
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
9%
6%
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% Black
38%
18%
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% White
44%
69%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
-
% Unknown races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.650.49
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College Completion Rate
52%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,400$29,000

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,398 is more than the state average of $13,609. The private state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,398$13,609
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,505$12,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,625$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis Institute-Nashville is Kaplan College-Nashville (2.3 miles away).
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Did You Know?
Nashville community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Remington College-Nashville Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.