Fortis Institute-Scranton

Tel: (5.7)055-8181
413 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Fortis Institute-Scranton serves 413 students (91% 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 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Fortis Institute-Scranton is one of 4 community colleges within Lackawanna County, PA.
The nearest community college is Lackawanna College (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 1000% over five years.
College Fortis Institute-Scranton 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 Public
Total Faculty 22 staff
61 staff
Fortis Institute-Scranton Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 413 has grown by 69% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 413 students 1,296 students
Fortis Institute-Scranton Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
21:1
Fortis Institute-Scranton Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 376 students
814 students
Fortis Institute-Scranton Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 37 students
1,040 students
Fortis Institute-Scranton Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fortis Institute-Scranton Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
7%
21%
Fortis Institute-Scranton Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
12%
15%
Fortis Institute-Scranton Black (2006-2013)
% White
80%
51%
Fortis Institute-Scranton White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Fortis Institute-Scranton Unknown (2006-2013)
Fortis Institute-Scranton 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. 0.34 0.68
Fortis Institute-Scranton Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $26,387 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $26,387 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $26,387 $5,660
Fortis Institute-Scranton In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $26,387 $10,250
Fortis Institute-Scranton Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
89%
Fortis Institute-Scranton % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 86%
81%
Fortis Institute-Scranton Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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.