3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37211
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings

School Highlights

Fortis Institute-Nashville serves 475 students (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is same as the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,398
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Fortis Institute-Nashville ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 105% over five years.
Fortis Institute-Nashville
(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
41 staff
81 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis Institute-Nashville has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The Fortis Institute-Nashville diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
475 students
890 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
470 students
638 students
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# Part-Time Students
5 students
1,460 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
651 students
406 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
470 students
638 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
8 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
5 students
1,612 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
12 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
195 students
% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
5%
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% Black
38%
15%
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% White
45%
73%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fortis Institute-Nashville and the percentage of White community college students in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
n/a
% Unknown races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.64
0.44
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.45%
7.11%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.37%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2013)
$25,400
$29,000

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,398 is more than the state average of $13,551. The private state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$15,398
$13,551
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
94%
96%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,000
$11,730
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,340
$5,250
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Fortis Institute-Nashville and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in TN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
83%
SAT Reading
n/a
415
SAT Math
n/a
455
SAT Writing
n/a
469
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
19
ACT Math
n/a
19
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Fortis Institute-Nashville cost?

Fortis Institute-Nashville's private state tuition is approximately $15,398.

What is Fortis Institute-Nashville's ranking?

Fortis Institute-Nashville ranks among the top 20% of community college in Tennessee for: Diversity in US community colleges.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,398
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Davidson County, TN community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Davidson County, TN is Hussian College-Daymar College Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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