Fortis College-Richmond

Richmond, VA 23230

Fortis College-Richmond is a privately run, for profit institution, located in Richmond, Virginia. It offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Education Affiliates Inc. that operates 10 campuses in Denver, CO, Phoenix, AZ, Smyrna, GA, Indianapolis, IN, Largo, FL, Pensacola, FL, Port Saint Lucie, FL, Palm Springs, FL, Rego Park, NY, Staten Island, NY.

Fortis College-Richmond has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Fortis College-Richmond in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $13,731 and fees $628. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,731 and $628 respectively.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelFor Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate55%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. LPN

    The Fortis College has multiple campuses. Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations, each has its own accreditation which can be known by inquiring from accreditation information.

    Nursing Program prepares students for entry level jobs in the nursing professions. The program offers a curriculum with theoretical, laboratory and clinical components. The theoretical portion of the program guides the clinical practice portion which provides students with hands on practical experience.

    Clinical practice is offered at hospitals and healthcare facilities affiliated with Fortis. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination to be licensed as a Practical Nurse. Admissions Requirements - All applicants to the program are required to complete an application to the program.

    All complete applications will be evaluated by the admission committee which will make final decision in regards to acceptance to the program.

    • A high school diploma or a GED equivalency certificate is required
    • Official transcripts
    • Three references (to be mailed to the program)
    • Scores from a Nursing Entrance Test (All applicants are required to sit for the pre-admission entrance test)
    • Students accepted into the program are expected to submit to an annual physical examination including screening for tuberculosis, immunization series including proof of Measles, Mumps and Rubella and Hepatitis B, Td and Varicella and a criminal background check.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 13
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 24

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Fortis College-Richmond

Centura College-Richmond Main
6.44 miles away
Chester Career College
17.22 miles away
Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools
22.21 miles away
Eastern Virginia Career College
45.55 miles away
Tidewater Community College - Portsmouth Campus
76.72 miles away
Centura College-Norfolk
83.21 miles away
Northern Virginia Community College - Medical Education Campus
83.35 miles away
Fortis College-Norfolk
87.75 miles away
Edgecombe Community College - Rocky Mount Campus
114.52 miles away
Danville Regional Medical Center School of Health Professions
126.26 miles away



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$23,273
30k to 48k$27,609
48k to 75k$29,137
75k to 110k--
Over 110k--
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates [...]

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited [...]

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Fortis College-Richmond
2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
Richmond, VA 23230

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