Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 415 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1990 and is the only college located in Port Saint Lucie, Florida.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
7
Few
Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie will give you the opportunity to obtain a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 7 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Dental, HVAC, and Radiology Technology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
It is important 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 typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie student retention rate is fair at 74% (close to Florida average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie is average - 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie is reasonably decent, 19:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,400
Medium
Average tuition costs are slightly high, around $13,200 per year. The additional fees at Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,200; which comes to a total of $14,400 annually.

Read the details about Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie 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



Acceptance
Rate
57%
As reported in recent government data, 160 applications were submitted and 91 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The undergraduate application fee at Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie is $25.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (772) 221-9799 or check Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie 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 Port Saint Lucie, 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 Port Saint Lucie.

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

Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie Location and Maps



Post Address: Fortis Institute Port Saint Lucie, 9022 South US Highway 1, Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34952, USA
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