Fortis Institute-Forty Fort

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,662

3.8% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,377

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

22.8%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

159

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

69.2%

92 Graduates

About

Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is a higher education institution located in Luzerne County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort were .

In 2017, 100 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort. 49% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (57 degrees), 2.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (22 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is $15,662, which is $1,662 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is $15,662, which is $1,662 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,377.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,662

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort was $15,662. The cost of tuition at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is $1,662 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$18,377

2017 Value

11.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Fortis Institute-Forty Fort had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,377. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Fortis Institute-Forty Fort grew by 11.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,740

Room and Board

$996

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort was of $5,740 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $996. The cost of room and board decreased by 22.3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 55.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 33.9% with respect to 2016, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

22.8%

2016 Default Rate

39

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort was 22.8%, which represents 39 out of the 171 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Fortis Institute-Forty Fort has a total enrollment of 159 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is 159 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.5% White, 13.8% Black or African American, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, 0.629% Two or More Races, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (32.1%), followed by White Female (31.4%) and Black or African American Male (7.55%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort, both undergraduate and graduate, is 159 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is 159 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Fortis Institute-Forty Fort had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    101

  2. Black or African American

    22

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    17

The enrolled student population at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is 63.5% White, 13.8% Black or African American, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, 0.629% Two or More Races, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 2 fewer women than men received degrees from Fortis Institute-Forty Fort. The majority of degree recipients at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort are white (57 degrees awarded). There were 2.59 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (22 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Construction (5 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort are Registered nurses (1,293,783 people), Medical & health services managers (135,005 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Construction (5 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), and Health (46 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort are Personal financial advisors, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Medical & health services managers

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Construction (5 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), and Health (46 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,407,507 people), Elementary & secondary schools (209,756 people), Outpatient care centers (191,463 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (128,881 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort are Transportation (33 degrees awarded), Construction (5 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (16 degrees), and Health (46 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Fortis Institute-Forty Fort.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 51

  2. 49

In 2017, 51 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort, which is 1.04 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (49).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 4.5 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 26 degrees were awarded to women at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort in Medical Assistant, which is 26 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%

100% Completion Time

60%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 53% of students graduating from Fortis Institute-Forty Fort completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    57 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is white (57 degrees awarded). There were 2.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (22 degrees).

22% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    33 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    24 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is white female (33 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (24 degrees).

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Operations

Fortis Institute-Forty Fort has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Fortis Institute-Forty Fort had a total salary expenditure of $2.71M. Fortis Institute-Forty Fort employs 5 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort are Male Instructors (5), Female Instructors(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort are: Sales and related, with 3 employees, Management, with 2 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 0 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Fortis Institute-Forty Fort has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Fortis Institute-Forty Fort stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Fortis Institute-Forty Fort received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$931k

2017 Salaries

2.57%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Fortis Institute-Forty Fort paid a median of $931k in salaries, which represents 34.4% of their overall expenditure ($2.71M) and a 2.57% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.21% decline from 2015 and a 9.01% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$236k

Instructional Salaries

5

Number of Employees

In 2017, Fortis Institute-Forty Fort paid a total of $236k to 5 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $656k (28.3%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

5 Employees

Sales and related

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

3 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort were Instructor with 5 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort were Sales and related with 3 employees; Management with 2 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 0 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort was Male Instructor with 5 employees, Female Instructor with 0 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Fortis Institute-Forty Fort.

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