School Highlights

Fortis Institute-Scranton serves 279 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Private-state tuition: $27,160
  • Acceptance Rate: 97%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 29%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Fortis Institute-Scranton ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 52% over five years.
Fortis Institute-Scranton
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
35 staff
56 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Fortis Institute-Scranton has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Fortis Institute-Scranton diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
279 students
419 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
279 students
282 students
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# Part-Time Students
32 students
165 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Fortis Institute-Scranton and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Fortis Institute-Scranton.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of PA.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
371 students
312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
279 students
297 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
32 students
166 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
313 students
% Asian
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fortis Institute-Scranton and the percentage of Asian community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
15%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fortis Institute-Scranton and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
3%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fortis Institute-Scranton and the percentage of Black community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
71%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fortis Institute-Scranton and the percentage of White community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Fortis Institute-Scranton and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fortis Institute-Scranton.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.47
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Fortis Institute-Scranton and the community college average diversity score of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.53%
0.91%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Fortis Institute-Scranton and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.05%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$21,800
$34,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Fortis Institute-Scranton and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of PA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $27,160 is more than the state average of $17,194. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$27,160
$17,194
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Fortis Institute-Scranton and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Fortis Institute-Scranton and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$14,916
$13,620
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Fortis Institute-Scranton and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,111
$6,234
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Fortis Institute-Scranton and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
97%
76%
This chart display the percent admitted of Fortis Institute-Scranton and the community college average percent admitted of PA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Fortis Institute-Scranton cost?

Fortis Institute-Scranton's private state tuition is approximately $27,160.

What schools are Fortis Institute-Scranton often compared to?

Fortis Institute-Scrantonis often viewed alongside schools like Lackawanna College, Johnson College by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of Fortis Institute-Scranton?

The acceptance rate of Fortis Institute-Scranton is 97%, which is higher than the state average of 76%.

What is Fortis Institute-Scranton's ranking?

Fortis Institute-Scranton ranks among the top 20% of community college in Pennsylvania for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Private-state tuition: $27,160
  • Acceptance Rate: 97%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 29%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Lackawanna County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Lackawanna County, PA is Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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