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Fortis College-Columbus

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

55 Faculty Members | 27:01:00 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Fortis College provides postsecondary 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 College strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. The staff at Fortis College believes that they make an important contribution to the economic growth and social well-being of the Columbus area. Fortis College 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

$15,627

Out of state

$15,627
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
95%
Did not receive aid
5%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 88.0% $5,989
State/local grants 20.0% $650
Institutional grants 75.0% $93
Loans 92.0% $7,431

Financial aid resources

Paying for Two-Year College and Trade School

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Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Surgical Technology/Technologist
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management. See other colleges that offer this major
    • 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. See other colleges that offer this major
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
82%
Male Students
18%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Black46.02%
  2. Caucasian36.95%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities4.97%
  4. Asian4.76%
  5. Not Specified3.43%
  6. Hispanic/Latino3.1%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.66%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.11%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,512

Undergraduate students

1,512

Attendance breakdown

Full time
96%
Part time
4%

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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