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 526 students (85% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls is one of 6 community colleges within Summit County, OH.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls is National College-Stow (3.8 miles away).

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.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty29 staff35 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 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment526 students734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:127:1
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# Full-Time Students449 students450 students
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# Part-Time Students77 students284 students
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
27%
12%
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% White
68%
73%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
10%
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Diversity Score0.460.44
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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 less than the state average of $13,841. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,533$13,841
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,519$21,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,834
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls is National College-Stow (3.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • National College-Stow
    Private, for profit
    80 students | 3.80 Mi3855 Fishcreek Rd
    Stow OH  44224
    (330)676-1351
    3.8080
  • Brown Mackie College-Akron
    Private, for profit
    533 students | 7.00 Mi755 White Pond Dr., Suite 101
    Akron OH  44320
    (330)869-3600
    7.00533
  • Herzing University
    Private, for profit
    478 students | 8.10 Mi1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100
    Akron OH  44306
    (330)724-1600
    8.10478
  • 72 students | 9.90 Mi225 Heritage Woods Dr
    Akron OH  44321
    (330)665-1084
    9.9072
  • 43 students | 10.90 Mi3681 Manchester Rd.
    Akron OH  44319
    (330)867-1996
    10.9043
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Did You Know?
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Summit County, OH community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Summit County, OH is Brown Mackie College-Akron. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.