General Information About Fortis College
At Fortis College, we pride ourselves in providing postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of degree and diploma programs. These programs are designed to assist students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Fortis College also strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. We provide an educational process that offers a change-oriented approach giving graduates the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging career occupations. The following objectives are essential to the mission of Fortis College: To offer sound diploma and degree programs. To develop each student's individual and professional growth, including written and interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving competencies. To attract and retain qualified instructors who are effective in the classroom and familiar with appropriate current medical, and/or technical practices. To develop in students a professional attitude and an awareness of contemporary career practices through exposure to pragmatic course content and to faculty currently engaged in enterprise. To assist graduates in finding positions for which they are trained.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Private for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Academic/career counseling service
- Placement services for completers
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 72%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,154 Native American 4 Asian 6 African American 251 Hispanic 8 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 744 Enrolled FullTime Graduates