Fortis Institute - Erie, PA

Institution Details

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Fortis Institute-Erie

5757 W 26th St
Erie
PA
16506-1013
School Setting Suburb: Midsize: Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Geographic RegionMid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA
PresidentPeter Correa
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
Education Affiliates Inc
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 Not applicable

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 1,090
Number of Men 454
Number of Women 636
Percentage Women58%
Percentage Men42 %
Full-time Students 751
Part-time Students 339
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 59%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 16 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 $13,218
Books and Supplies $1,900
On Campus Room and Board $0
In-state Fees $600
Out of State Tuition $600
Application Fee $25
Estimated Total$16,343

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$5,766
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 83%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,914
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 72%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,958
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 65%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $8,369
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Degrees

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

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training75
Medical/Clinical Assistant70
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies53
Computer Support Specialist48
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/44
Welding Technology/Welder36
Dental Assisting/Assistant32
Business Administration and Management, General29
Salon/Beauty Salon Management/Manager25
Computer Graphics23
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping22
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage21
Building/Property Maintenance20
Electrician17
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist16

Degrees Awarded by Level

Associate's Degree440
Award of at least 1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate185
Award of Less Than 1 academic year7

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers
yesOpen admission policy

Sports and Athletics

Tel / Fax (814) 838-8642
Institution’s internet website address http://www.fortis.edu
Disclaimer
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.