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Fortis College - Columbia Demographics & Diversity

Columbia, South Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Fortis College - Columbia are mostly Black with a smaller White population. The school has low racial diversity. 83% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Medix School Fortis College students
Race Percent of Students
White 17%
Black 77%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 220% more female students than male students enrolled at Medix School Fortis College with a gender ratio of 76% women to 24% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Fortis College - Columbia has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Medix School Fortis College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 24%
Women 76%
Enrollment by gender for Medix School Fortis College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 91
Women 291

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Fortis College - Columbia serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Medix School Fortis College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 0%
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 63.9%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=460020 IPEDS survey data for Medix School Fortis College.