Fortis College-Salt Lake City

School Highlights

Fortis College-Salt Lake City serves 371 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Fortis College-Salt Lake City(UT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty24 staff34 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis College-Salt Lake City has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The Fortis College-Salt Lake City diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment371 students914 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:130:1
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# Full-Time Students371 students270 students
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# Part-Time Students-644 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
17%
7%
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% Black
1%
2%
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% White
71%
79%
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% Hawaiian
3%
1%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.460.37
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College Completion Rate
56%
55%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,000$32,700
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $14,097 is less than the state average of $14,781. The private state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,097$14,781
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,519$19,629
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,625
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Fortis College-Salt Lake City is Eagle Gate College-Murray (3.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 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
  • 30,248 students | 3.70 Mi4600 S Redwood Rd
    Salt Lake City UT  84123
    (801) 957-4111
    3.7030,248
  • 217 students | 5.20 Mi3280 W 3500 S
    West Valley City UT  84119
    (801) 840-4800
    5.20217
  • 1,995 students | 6.10 Mi95 North 300 West
    Salt Lake City UT  84101
    (801) 524-8100
    6.101,995
  • 219 students | 6.50 Mi1902 W 7800 S
    West Jordan UT  84088
    (801) 304-4224
    6.50219
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