School Highlights

Fortis Institute-Scranton serves 281 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 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Private-state tuition: $27,160
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 36%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 191% over five years.
Fortis Institute-Scranton
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions
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 declined by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Fortis Institute-Scranton diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
281 students
477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
281 students
331 students
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# Part-Time Students
32 students
146 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Fortis Institute-Scranton.
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
314 students
% Asian
5%
3%
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% Hispanic
14%
11%
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 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
9%
15%
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 2019-20 school year data.
% White
64%
56%
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 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
3%
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 2019-20 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
0.56
0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Fortis Institute-Scranton and the community college average diversity score of PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
48%
56%
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 2018-19 school year data.
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 $17,415. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$27,160
$17,415
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 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
97%
91%
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 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$14,611
$13,000
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 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,888
$5,500
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 2018-19 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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Private-state tuition: $27,160
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 36%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Lackawanna County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. 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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