Fortis College-Salt Lake City

School Highlights

Fortis College-Salt Lake City serves 539 students (93% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 539 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,097
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 38%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis College-Salt Lake City
(UT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
52 staff
154 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Salt Lake City has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Fortis College-Salt Lake City diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
539 students
1,545 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
501 students
501 students
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# Part-Time Students
38 students
1,044 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Fortis College-Salt Lake City.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
653 students
176 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
501 students
501 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
28 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
38 students
2,172 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
371 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
750 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
4%
2%
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% Hispanic
19%
11%
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% Black
3%
1%
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% White
62%
77%
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% Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.56
0.39
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
58%
56%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$25,000
$32,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,097 is less than the state average of $14,133. The private state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$14,097
$14,133
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,000
$15,972
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Salt Lake City and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in UT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,334
$6,334
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Fortis College-Salt Lake City and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in UT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
SAT Reading
n/a
545
SAT Math
n/a
550
ACT Composite
n/a
23
ACT English
n/a
24
ACT Math
n/a
23
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Fortis College-Salt Lake City cost?
Fortis College-Salt Lake City's private state tuition is approximately $14,097.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 539 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,097
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 38%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Salt Lake County, UT private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,209 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Salt Lake County, UT community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Salt Lake County, UT is Stevens-Henager College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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