Fortis Institute Erie: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Fortis Institute Erie is a small two-year, private for-profit school with 1,090 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1984 and is one of the 10 schools located in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
34
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Fortis Institute Erie.

Fortis Institute Erie follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and has 34 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Computer Science, Nursing, Management, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
59%
The rate of student retention at Fortis Institute Erie is low at 59% (way below Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Fortis Institute Erie is below average: 51%. Around 3% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Fortis Institute Erie is decent - 16:1. Learn more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,900
Average tuition pricing is slightly high, about $13,300 a year. The additional fees at Fortis Institute Erie (not included in tuition costs) are around $600; this totals $13,900 annually.

Read the details about Fortis Institute Erie 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
85%
As reported in recent data, 259 applications were submitted and 221 were accepted; so it is easy to become a student at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Fortis Institute Erie is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Fortis Institute Erie and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (814) 838-7673 or check Fortis Institute Erie Website.

Opportunities and Services



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

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Fortis Institute Erie, 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
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Fortis Institute Erie.

Based on the college crime information, Fortis Institute Erie seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Fortis Institute Erie Location and Maps



Post Address: Fortis Institute Erie, 5757 W 26th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16506-1013, USA
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