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Fortis College, Norfolk

Norfolk, VA 2-Year Private
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Fortis College Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Fortis College - Norfolk was $15,657 a year.

Tuition increased 2% in 2022–from $15,350 the previous year. On average, college tuition rises about 3% year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams feel scary, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students owe far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Additionally, student loans can make thecost of college feel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.

Fortis College - Norfolk: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

Fortis College - Norfolk is a private institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Virginia as it does for students who live in other states.

Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public insitutions often offer reduced tuition for those who qualify as Virginia residents.

Attending a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the total cost of attending college. Take the time to verify your state's rules for in-state residency. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Is Fortis College - Norfolk's Tuition Different for International Students?

Tuition at Fortis College is the same for each student.

International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..


Fortis College - Norfolk Living Expenses, Fees, and More


In addition to tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Fortis College.

Room and Board Costs at Fortis College

Board costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

Cost of Books at Fortis College

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

Keep in mind, there could also be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have resources so that those with financial need to find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.

The Cost of Transportation at Fortis College

The cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus walkable? Do you own a car, or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation.

The location of a college or university can impact the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in a city could be costly, but there may be more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. The Fortis College - Norfolk campus is located in a in Virginia.

Other Costs

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.


The Full Cost of Attending Fortis College - Norfolk


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Fortis College.

How Much Does Fortis College Cost?

What will the cost of attending Fortis College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $15,657

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $17,578
Off-Campus $26,218

The breakdowns above provide a good estimate of the total cost of attendance before financial aid and scholarships. Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Financial Aid at Fortis College - Norfolk


Most Common Loans for Fortis College Students

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Fortis College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Fortis College - Norfolk

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

Net Cost of Fortis College - Norfolk

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Fortis College students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Fortis College seem more manageable.

What will attending Fortis College really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Fortis College's net cost calculator on their website.

Fortis College - Norfolk Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Does Fortis College Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.


Learn More About Fortis College - Norfolk


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