Fortis Institute-Forty Fort

166 Slocum Street
Forty Fort, PA 18704-2936
Tel: (570)288-8400
186 students
Private for-profit
Allied Medical & Technical Institute provides an opportunity for organizations to hire the graduates of our schools who have completed quality, people-oriented, post-secondary career training. These graduates are capable of utilizing those skills in the business world, resulting in a positive impact for themselves and the businesses they are associated with.
School Highlights
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort serves 186 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 36%.
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is one of 2 community colleges within Luzerne County, PA.
The nearest community college is Luzerne County Community College (8.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 180% over five years.
College Fortis Institute-Forty Fort (PA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 14 staff
24 staff

Student Body

The student population of 186 has declined by 58% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 78:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 52% over five years.
Total Enrollment 186 students 371 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
# Full-Time Students 186 students
345 students
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.58 0.55

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $14,930 is less than the state average of $15,960. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $14,930 $15,960
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Allied Medical & Technical Institute is at the forefront of career education in Northeast Pennsylvania. Our facilities and programs are continually being enhanced so we can offer you the best education that will get you the career training you need to enter today's job market with confidence. The Forty Fort campus of Allied Medical & Technical Institute is located in a lovely residential area of Wyoming Valley, which has served the Greater Wilkes-Barre area since 1984. The location of the Forty Fort campus makes it easily accessible from Rt. 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Our school is comprised of a friendly admissions and administrative staff and experienced instructors. We offer hands-on training that offers our students an interesting and enjoyable learning experience. Our Forty Fort campus is proud of its history of providing a skilled workforce to the Greater Wilkes-Barre area for over 20 years. Programs offered at the Forty Fort campus includes Business Administration/Accounting, ECG/Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Technician, Medical Transcriptionist/Insurance Billing Specialist and Pharmacy Technician. The college is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT) and licensed by the State Board of Private Licensed Schools of Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,120 per year for in-state students and $11,370 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,960 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Art Institute of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.