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School Highlights

Fortis Institute served 276 students (100% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 83% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 59%.

School Overview

Fortis Institute
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Item not available
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
21 staff
128 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
276 students
2,862 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
276 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
2,000 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
565 students
263 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
276 students
862 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
66 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
2,771 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
34 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
174 students
% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
17%
29%
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% Black
34%
16%
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% White
17%
41%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
27%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.83
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
60%
55%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$26,300
$31,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Fortis Institute and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of FL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Private State Tuition Fees
$15,364
$16,140
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
99%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,970
$10,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,194
$6,250
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Acceptance Rate
71%
74%
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SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Fortis Institute cost?

Fortis Institute's private state tuition is approximately $15,364.

What is the acceptance rate of Fortis Institute?

The acceptance rate of Fortis Institute is 71%, which is lower than the state average of 74%.

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