Fortis Institute-Scranton

Tel: (5.7)055-8181
413 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
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Fortis Institute-Scranton serves 413 students (91.04% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 41%.
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Fortis Institute-Scranton is one of 5 community colleges within Lackawanna County, PA.
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The nearest community college is Lackawanna College (0.56 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
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 413 teachers 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 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 413 students 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 376 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 37 students
1,024 students
% Hispanic
7%
7%
% Black
12%
12%
% White
80%
57%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $26,387 is more than the state average of $5,668. 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 $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $26,387 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $26,387 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
89%
Percent Admitted 86%
79%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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  • Scranton
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    501 Vine St
    ScrantonPA 18509
    (570)961-7810
    0.56 Mi | 1,452 students
  • Scranton
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    Private not-for-profit
    525 Pine St
    ScrantonPA 18510
    (570)504-7000
    0.59 Mi | 363 students
  • Dunmore
    1000 Meade St.- Suite 210
    DunmorePA 18512
    (570)330-0600
    1.87 Mi | 204 students
  • Scranton
    Johnson College
    Private not-for-profit
    3427 N Main Ave
    ScrantonPA 18508
    (570)342-6404
    2.31 Mi | 427 students
  • La Plume
    Keystone College
    Private not-for-profit
    One College Green
    La PlumePA 18440
    (570)945-8000
    10.98 Mi | 1,595 students
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