Fortis Institute-Scranton

517 Ash Street
Scranton, PA 18509-2903
Tel: (570)558-1818
385 students
Pivate, 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 5 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.
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 Pivate, for profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 23 staff 23 staff
Fortis Institute-Scranton Total Faculty (2007-2015)

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
Fortis Institute-Scranton Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 24:1
Fortis Institute-Scranton Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 353 students 345 students
Fortis Institute-Scranton Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 32 students 155 students
Fortis Institute-Scranton Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Fortis Institute-Scranton Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Fortis Institute-Scranton Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Fortis Institute-Scranton Black (2007-2015)
% White
Fortis Institute-Scranton White (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
Fortis Institute-Scranton Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.37 0.55
Fortis Institute-Scranton Diversity Score (2007-2015)

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
Fortis Institute-Scranton In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98% 95%
Fortis Institute-Scranton % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Lackawanna College
    Private, non-profit
    1,490 students | 0.60 Mi501 Vine St
    Scranton PA  18509
  • 171 students | 1.90 Mi1000 Meade St.- Suite 210
    Dunmore PA  18512
  • 455 students | 2.30 Mi3427 N Main Ave
    Scranton PA  18508
  • Keystone College
    Private, non-profit
    1,484 students | 11.00 MiOne College Green
    La Plume PA  18440
  • Fortis Institute-Forty Fort
    Pivate, for profit
    186 students | 15.20 Mi166 Slocum Street
    Forty Fort PA  18704

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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 Lackawanna College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.