Forrest College: Review & Facts

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Forrest College is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 115 students enrolled. This school was established in 1946 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Anderson, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings

Forrest College will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Forrest College follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and provides 10 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Laboratory Assistance, Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.

Student Retention
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. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Forrest College is fair at 73% (above South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
The graduation rate at Forrest College is below average: 55%. Approximately 8% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Forrest College is good, 8:1. Read more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition cost is relatevely low, around $8,900 per year. The additional fees at Forrest College (not included in tuition costs) are about $600; which comes to a total of $9,500 annually.

Read the details about Forrest College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

Dual Credits
Forrest College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Forrest College is $50.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Forrest College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (864) 225-7653 or check Forrest College Website.

Opportunities and Services

Forrest College 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 Forrest College, 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.

At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Forrest College.

Based on the college crime data, Forrest College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Forrest College Location and Maps

Post Address: Forrest College, 601 E River Street, Anderson, South Carolina 29624-2405, USA
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