Fortis College-Winter Park
- 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.
|Fortis College-Winter Park||(FL) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Private, non-profit|
|Total Faculty||- staff||37 staff|
|Total Enrollment||14 students||1,142 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||0:1||38:1|
|# Full-Time Students||14 students||487 students|
|% Two or more races||-|
|% Non Resident races||-|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$22,600||$30,300|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Fortis College-Winter Park is Adventist University of Health Sciences (1.2 miles away).
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