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 500 students (91% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty29 staff40 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment500 students868 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:127:1
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# Full-Time Students454 students472 students
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# Part-Time Students46 students396 students
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% Asian
5%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
4%
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% Black
33%
14%
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% White
48%
66%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
% Unknown races
5%
8%
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Diversity Score0.650.53
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College Completion Rate
56%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,000$30,800
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,533 is more than the state average of $13,406. The private state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,533$13,406
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,519$21,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,834
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Source: 2019 (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
    Private, non-profit
    494 students | 8.00 Mi1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100
    Akron OH  44306
    (330) 724-1600
    8.00494
  • 72 students | 9.80 Mi225 Heritage Woods Dr
    Akron OH  44321
    (330) 665-1084
    9.8072
  • 43 students | 10.90 Mi3681 Manchester Rd.
    Akron OH  44319
    (330) 867-1996
    10.9043
  • Fortis College-Ravenna
    Private for-profit
    15 students | 11.70 Mi653 Enterprise Parkway
    Ravenna OH  44266
    (330) 297-7319
    11.7015
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