Fortis College-Salt Lake City

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Faculty

58 Faculty Members | 11:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Provide 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 College strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. 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 offer sound diploma and degree programs. - To develop each student's individual and professional growth, including written and interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving competencies. - 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 attract and retain qualified instructors who are effective in the classroom and familiar with appropriate current medical and/or technical practices. - To maintain a dynamic organization that is responsible and responsive to its constituencies. - To develop each student's individual and professional growth, including written and interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving competencies. - To assist graduates in finding positions for which they are trained. - To select teachers with professional experience who have the ability to motivate and develop students. - To promote self-discipline and motivation so that students may enjoy success on the job and in society

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$15,524

Out of state

$15,524
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 88.0% $5,400
State/local grants 13.0% $3,704
Institutional grants 4.0% $750
Loans 86.0% $9,418

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
      • A program that prepares individuals to clean teeth and apply preventive materials, provide oral health education and treatment counseling to patients, identify oral pathologies and injuries, and manage dental hygiene practices. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, microbiology, and pathology; dental hygiene theory and techniques; cleaning equipment operation and maintenance; dental materials; radiology; patient education and counseling; office management; supervised clinical training; and professional standards. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical/Clinical Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures. 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. 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
71%
Male Students
30%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian61.41%
  2. Hispanic/Latino19.11%
  3. Asian4.45%
  4. Black4.45%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities4.08%
  6. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander2.78%
  7. Not Specified1.86%
  8. American Indian/Alaska Native1.86%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

670

Undergraduate students

670

Attendance breakdown

Full time
93%
Part time
7%

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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