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 187% 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 23 staff
62 staff
Fortis Institute-Scranton Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 385 has stayed relatively flat 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 national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 385 students 1,371 students
Fortis Institute-Scranton Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
22:1
Fortis Institute-Scranton Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 353 students
779 students
Fortis Institute-Scranton Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 32 students
1,083 students
Fortis Institute-Scranton Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Fortis Institute-Scranton Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
9%
20%
Fortis Institute-Scranton Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
11%
15%
Fortis Institute-Scranton Black (2006-2014)
% White
78%
49%
Fortis Institute-Scranton White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Fortis Institute-Scranton Unknown (2006-2014)
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. 0.37 0.70
Fortis Institute-Scranton Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $27,160 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $27,160 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $27,160 $5,664
Fortis Institute-Scranton In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $27,160 $10,360
Fortis Institute-Scranton Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
90%
Fortis Institute-Scranton % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
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
  • Johnson College
    Private not-for-profit
    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?
For Lackawanna County, PA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,359 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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 0.50. The most diverse community college in Lackawanna County, PA is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.