Fortis College-Norfolk

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

38 Faculty Members | 14:1 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 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. The following goals are integral to the mission of Fortis College: - To develop each student's individual and professional growth, including written and interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving competencies. - To develop each student's professional attitude and an awareness of contemporary career practices through exposure to pragmatic course content. - To promote self-discipline and motivation so that students may enjoy success in their career and in society. - To attract and retain effective and qualified instructors who are familiar with current medical and/or technical practices, and who motivate and develop students. - To offer sound diploma and associate degree programs. - To maintain a dynamic organization that is responsible and responsive to its constituencies. - To minimize economic disadvantages as a barrier to postsecondary education by providing financial aid services and by accepting students without regard to age, sex, religion, race, physical challenges, or economic or social background. - To assist graduates in finding positions for which they are trained.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$15,977

Out of state

$15,977
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
82%
Did not receive aid
18%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 82.0% $5,829
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 27.0% $106
Loans 76.0% $7,211

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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
$25
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
91%
Male Students
9%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Black68.28%
  2. Caucasian17.84%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities5.08%
  4. Hispanic/Latino3.96%
  5. Not Specified1.98%
  6. Asian1.76%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native1.1%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

564

Undergraduate students

564

Attendance breakdown

Full time
19%
Part time
81%

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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