Private 2 Year

Fortis College-Columbus Demographics & Diversity

Westerville, Ohio

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Fortis College-Columbus are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 50% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Fortis College Columbus students
Race Percent of Students
White 50%
Black 34%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 10%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

There are 409% more female students than male students enrolled at Fortis College Columbus with a gender ratio of 84% women to 16% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Fortis College-Columbus has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Fortis College Columbus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 16%
Women 84%
Enrollment by gender for Fortis College Columbus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 171
Women 871

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Fortis College-Columbus serves a very low number of students outside of Ohio, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Fortis College Columbus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
Not Available

93% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 66.3%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=450058 IPEDS survey data for Fortis College Columbus.