Fortis Institute Scranton: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Fortis Institute Scranton is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 500 students enrolled. This college was established in 1984 and is one of the 7 colleges and schools located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
9
Fortis Institute Scranton will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Fortis Institute Scranton deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 9 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Laboratory Assistance, Dental, Nursing, and Massage Therapy and Chiropractic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
62%
The rate of student retention at Fortis Institute Scranton is relatively low at 62% (way below Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Fortis Institute Scranton is below average: 56%.

Student to faculty ratio at Fortis Institute Scranton is reasonably decent - 20:1. Learn more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$23,800
Average tuition charges are high, $20,700 per year. The additional fees at Fortis Institute Scranton beyond tuition are roughly $3,100, which comes to $23,800 a year.

Read the details about Fortis Institute Scranton additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
97%
According to recent data, 473 applications were submitted and 459 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

The undergraduate application fee at Fortis Institute Scranton is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Fortis Institute Scranton and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (570) 558-1818 or check Fortis Institute Scranton Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Fortis Institute Scranton provides evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Fortis Institute Scranton, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Fortis Institute Scranton.

Based on the college crime numbers, Fortis Institute Scranton appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Fortis Institute Scranton Location and Maps



Post Address: Fortis Institute Scranton, 517 Ash Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-2903, USA
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