Fortis Institute-Scranton

517 Ash Street
Scranton, PA 18509-2903
Tel: (570)558-1818
385 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Fortis Institute-Scranton serves 385 students (92% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Fortis Institute-Scranton is one of 6 community colleges within Lackawanna County, PA.
The nearest community college is Lackawanna College (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 91% over five years.
College Fortis Institute-Scranton (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 23 staff
23 staff

Student Body

The student population of 385 has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 385 students 371 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
24:1
# Full-Time Students 353 students
345 students
# Part-Time Students 32 students
155 students
% Hispanic
9%
6%
% Black
11%
14%
% White
78%
64%
% Unknown races
1%
11%
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. 0.37 0.55

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $24,438 is more than the state average of $15,915. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $24,438 $15,915
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
95%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Lackawanna College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,490 students | 0.60 Mi501 Vine St
    Scranton PA  18509
    (570)961-7810
    0.601,490
  • The Commonwealth Medical College
    Private not-for-profit
    409 students | 0.60 Mi525 Pine St
    Scranton PA  18510
    (570)504-7000
    0.60409
  • 171 students | 1.90 Mi1000 Meade St.- Suite 210
    Dunmore PA  18512
    (570)330-0600
    1.90171
  • 455 students | 2.30 Mi3427 N Main Ave
    Scranton PA  18508
    (570)342-6404
    2.30455
  • Keystone College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,484 students | 11.00 MiOne College Green
    La Plume PA  18440
    (570)945-8000
    11.001,484
Did You Know?
Lackawanna County, PA 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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Lackawanna County, PA is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.