Fortis Institute

Institution Details

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Fortis Institute

100 London Pkwy Ste 150
School Setting City: Midsize: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Geographic RegionSoutheast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
Campus PresidentCarolyn H. Pritchett
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
Tri-State Computer Institute, Inc.and Education Affiliates,
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate for-profit (profit-making) institution - A private institution in which the individual(s) or agency in control receives compensation other than wages, rent, or other expenses for the assumption of risk.
Dual credit 0
Calendar system Other academic year
Category used to describe ''non-traditional'' calendar systems at 4-year and 2-year degree-granting institutions. These can include schools that offer primarily on-line courses or ''one course at a time''.
Admission test scores Neither required nor recommended

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 945
Number of Men 197
Number of Women 748
Percentage Women79%
Percentage Men21 %
Full-time Students 945
Part-time Students 0
Number of Applicants 1,837
Number of Admitted 1,379
Admissions Rate 75%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 65%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 14 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $23,000
Books and Supplies $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $0
In-state Fees $3,000
Out of State Tuition $3,000
Application Fee $100
Estimated Total$30,300

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 79%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$4,739
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 94%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $5,515
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 79%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,303
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 82%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $8,263
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesLess Than 1 Yr Certificate
yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree
yes2 But Less Than 4 Yrs Certificate

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other114
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist64
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General55
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/49
Dental Assisting/Assistant44
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)8
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician6
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)5

Degrees Awarded by Level

Award of at least 1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate115
Award of Less Than 1 academic year108

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

Tel / Fax (205) 942-6708
Institution’s internet website address
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.