Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls

  • At Fortis College, we pride ourselves in providing postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of degree and diploma programs. These programs are designed to assist students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Fortis College also strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. We provide an educational process that offers a change-oriented approach giving graduates the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging career occupations.

School Highlights

Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls serves 586 students (94% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.

Top Rankings

Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty54 staff91 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls has grown by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has grown by 81% over five years.
Total Enrollment586 students1,346 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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# Full-Time Students553 students553 students
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# Part-Time Students33 students793 students
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% Asian
6%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
34%
14%
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% White
48%
68%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.650.51
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College Completion Rate
56%
22%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,000$31,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $13,533 is more than the state average of $5,265. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $13,533 is more than the state average of $11,145. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$13,533$5,265
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Out-State Tuition Fees$13,533$11,145
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,519$20,581
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$7,090
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls is Brown Mackie College-Akron (6.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brown Mackie College-Akron
    Private, for profit
    533 students | 6.90 Mi755 White Pond Dr., Suite 101
    Akron, OH 44320
    (330) 869-3600
    6.90533
  • Herzing University-Akron
    Private not-for-profit
    497 students | 8.00 Mi1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100
    Akron, OH 44306
    (330) 724-1600
    8.00497
  • 285 students | 14.70 Mi8001 Katherine Boulevard
    Brecksville, OH 44141
    (440) 838-1999
    14.70285
  • 11,830 students | 19.00 Mi6200 Frank Ave NW
    North Canton, OH 44720
    (330) 494-6170
    19.0011,830
  • 4,422 students | 19.10 Mi6000 Frank Ave NW
    Canton, OH 44720
    (330) 499-9600
    19.104,422
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Did You Know?
Summit County, OH community colleges have a diversity score of 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Summit County, OH is Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.