Fortis Institute-Forty Fort

  • Allied Medical & Technical Institute provides an opportunity for organizations to hire the graduates of our schools who have completed quality, people-oriented, post-secondary career training. These graduates are capable of utilizing those skills in the business world, resulting in a positive impact for themselves and the businesses they are associated with.
School Highlights
  • Fortis Institute-Forty Fort serves 186 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is one of 2 community colleges within Luzerne County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Fortis Institute-Forty Fort is Luzerne County Community College (8.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Fortis Institute-Forty Fort places among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 250% over five years.
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort(PA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty14 staff25 staff
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Fortis Institute-Forty Fort has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Fortis Institute-Forty Fort diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 99% over five years.
Total Enrollment186 students618 students
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:125:1
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students186 students372 students
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Black (2007-2016)
% White
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Non Resident (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.57
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,100$34,800
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,214 is less than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,214$16,683
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%94%
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,373$13,000
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,713$6,245
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%69%
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Allied Medical & Technical Institute is at the forefront of career education in Northeast Pennsylvania. Our facilities and programs are continually being enhanced so we can offer you the best education that will get you the career training you need to enter today's job market with confidence. The Forty Fort campus of Allied Medical & Technical Institute is located in a lovely residential area of Wyoming Valley, which has served the Greater Wilkes-Barre area since 1984. The location of the Forty Fort campus makes it easily accessible from Rt. 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Our school is comprised of a friendly admissions and administrative staff and experienced instructors. We offer hands-on training that offers our students an interesting and enjoyable learning experience. Our Forty Fort campus is proud of its history of providing a skilled workforce to the Greater Wilkes-Barre area for over 20 years. Programs offered at the Forty Fort campus includes Business Administration/Accounting, ECG/Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Technician, Medical Transcriptionist/Insurance Billing Specialist and Pharmacy Technician. The college is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT) and licensed by the State Board of Private Licensed Schools of Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,533 per year for in-state students and $14,058 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,683 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Community College of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.