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 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Fortis Institute-Scranton is one of 5 community colleges within Lackawanna County, PA.
The nearest community college is Lackawanna College (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

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

Student Body

The student population of 413 teachers has grown by 45% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment
413 students
1,282 students
Fortis Institute-Scranton Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
22:1
Fortis Institute-Scranton student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
376 students
810 students
Fortis Institute-Scranton Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 37 students
1,017 students
Fortis Institute-Scranton Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fortis Institute-Scranton Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
7%
7%
% Black
12%
12%
Fortis Institute-Scranton Black (2006-2013)
% White
80%
57%
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. 0.33 0.53
Fortis Institute-Scranton Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $26,387 is more than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $26,387 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $26,387 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
89%
Fortis Institute-Scranton % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 86%
78%
Fortis Institute-Scranton Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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