Fortis College-Richmond

Richmond, VA 23230

Fortis College-Richmond is one of the 16 private 2-year, for-profit colleges in Virginia. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Richmond. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 47% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Virginia School of Technology's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $13,731, and fees were $628. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,731 and $628 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs Offered

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 (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 7
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 8
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.5%
  • NCLEX-PN: 91.7%

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

Centura College-Richmond Main
6.42 miles away
Chester Career College
17.24 miles away
Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools
22.2 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
87.56 miles away
Standard Healthcare Services-College of Nursing
92.84 miles away
Edgecombe Community College - Rocky Mount Campus
114.52 miles away


In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 96% of Fortis College-Richmond's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 88% $4,889
Other Federal Grant 65% $219
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 66% $77
Federal Student Loans 88% $9,374
Private Loans 5% $6,937


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$22,157
$30,001 to $48,000$24,372
$48,001 to $75,000$25,492
$75,001 to $110,000$26,650
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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 of ...

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 nursing ...

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: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.

Fortis College-Richmond
2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
Richmond, VA 23230

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