Fortis Institute-Forty Fort

Tel: (570)288-8400
228 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 228 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
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 12 teachers has grown by 500% over five years.
College Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 12 staff
61 staff
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 228 has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 59:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 209% over five years.
Total Enrollment 228 students 1,296 students
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 228 students
814 students
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Black (2006-2013)
% White
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Unknown (2006-2013)
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.62 0.68
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,940 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,940 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,940 $5,660
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,940 $10,250
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 6,375 students | 8.50 Mi1333 South Prospect Street
    Nanticoke, PA 18634
  • Lackawanna College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,452 students | 14.60 Mi501 Vine St
    Scranton, PA 18509
  • Fortis Institute-Scranton
    Private for-profit
    413 students | 15.20 Mi517 Ash Street
    Scranton, PA 18509
  • 204 students | 16.60 Mi1000 Meade St.- Suite 210
    Dunmore, PA 18512
  • Johnson College
    Private not-for-profit
    427 students | 17.10 Mi3427 N Main Ave
    Scranton, PA 18508
Recent Articles
January 22, 2016
Many degree programs require students to take electives but what are the pros and cons of elective courses?
December 03, 2015
Tuition expenses continue to rise each and every year, forcing students to find ever more creative ways to raise money. In this article you will find plenty of creative ways to raise money for school.
November 05, 2015
More and more, students are choosing to go to community college over traditional four-year universities but community colleges still have a bad reputation. Learn why in this informative article.
Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $11,793 per year for in-state students and $14,389 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,000 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. 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 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.