Fortis College-Columbia

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

32 Faculty Members | 23:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Fortis provides post secondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of diploma and degree programs that assist adult students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Fortis strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. The staff at Fortis believes that they make an important contribution to the economic growth and social well-being of the area. Fortis educates its students to help meet the economic needs of their community in entry-level positions. The educational process is a change-oriented approach to education that provides the community with graduates who possess the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging career occupations.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$14,109

Out of state

$14,109
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
96%
Did not receive aid
4%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 94.0% $6,409
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 28.0% $144
Loans 83.0% $8,676

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      • A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. Examples: [Nursing (ASN)], [Nursing (BSN, BScN)], [Nursing (MSN, MScN, MN)], [Registered Nurse (RN)] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
84%
Male Students
16%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Black77.68%
  2. Caucasian17.75%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities1.92%
  4. Hispanic/Latino1.76%
  5. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.35%
  6. Asian0.18%
  7. Not Specified0.18%
  8. American Indian/Alaska Native0.18%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

752

Undergraduate students

752

Attendance breakdown

Full time
100%
Part time
0%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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