Fortis College-Salt Lake City

School Highlights

Fortis College-Salt Lake City serves 509 students (100% 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 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 25%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 550% over five years.
Fortis College-Salt Lake City(UT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsItem not available
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty52 staff119 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Salt Lake City has grown by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Salt Lake City diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment509 students2,532 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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# Full-Time Students509 students439 students
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# Part-Time Students-2,093 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
4%
2%
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% Hispanic
22%
13%
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% Black
3%
1%
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% White
59%
75%
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% Hawaiian
2%
1%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.42
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College Completion Rate
65%
60%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,000$33,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,097 is less than the state average of $14,215. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,097$14,215
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%86%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,000$25,249
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$6,394
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis College-Salt Lake City is Stevens-Henager College (2.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Stevens-Henager College
    Private not-for-profit
    260 students | 2.40 Mi383 W Vine St
    Murray, UT 84123
    (801) 281-7620
    2.40260
  • Eagle Gate College-Murray
    Private, for profit
    237 students | 3.00 Mi5588 South Green Street
    Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    (801) 333-8100
    3.00237
  • 29,517 students | 3.70 Mi4600 S Redwood Rd
    Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    (801) 957-4111
    3.7029,517
  • LDS Business College
    LDS Business College Photo
    Private not-for-profit
    1,929 students | 6.10 Mi95 North 300 West
    Salt Lake City, UT 84101
    (801) 524-8100
    6.101,929
  • 202 students | 6.50 Mi1902 W 7800 S
    West Jordan, UT 84088
    (385) 501-4803
    6.50202
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