Fortis College (392415)

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2022 Average Net Price
$30,752
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.58%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
258
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
52.2%
129 Graduates

About

Fortis College (392415) is a higher education institution located in Harris County, TX. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Fortis College (392415) were Medical Assistant (78 degrees awarded), Sterile Processing Technician (31 degrees), and HVAC Maintenance (29 degrees).

In 2022, 175 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fortis College (392415). 77.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (93 degrees), 1.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (57 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,752.

In 2022, 81% of undergraduate students attending Fortis College (392415) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$30,752
2022 Value
33.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Fortis College (392415) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,752. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Fortis College (392415) grew by 33.2%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Fortis College (392415) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 9.46% with respect to 2021, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Fortis College (392415) (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.58%
2019 Default Rate
73
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Fortis College (392415) was 4.58%, which represents 73 out of the 1593 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Fortis College (392415) had a total enrollment of 258 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College (392415) is 258 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis College (392415) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fortis College (392415), both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.6% Black or African American, 32.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.65% White, 2.71% Asian, and 2.71% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Fortis College (392415) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (40.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (23.6%) and Black or African American Male (16.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fortis College (392415) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 258 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College (392415) is 258 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

47%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Fortis College (392415) was 47%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Fortis College (392415) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    146 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    83 enrolled students
  3. White
    12 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fortis College (392415) is 56.6% Black or African American, 32.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.65% White, 2.71% Asian, and 2.71% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 97 more women than men received degrees from Fortis College (392415). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fortis College (392415) is black or african american (93 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (57 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Fortis College (392415) is Medical Assistant (78 degrees awarded), followed by Sterile Processing Technician (31 degrees) and HVAC Maintenance (29 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fortis College (392415), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Health (146 degrees), and Precision Production (0 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fortis College (392415) are Registered nurses (1,394,826 people), Medical & health services managers (151,000 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,616 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis College (392415) in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Health (146 degrees), and Precision Production (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fortis College (392415) are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Fortis College (392415) are Mechanical Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Health (146 degrees), and Precision Production (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fortis College (392415) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,482,406 people), Outpatient care centers (237,648 people), Elementary & secondary schools (215,940 people), Offices of physicians (201,917 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (130,063 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis College (392415) are Mechanical Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Health (146 degrees), and Precision Production (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Fortis College (392415).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 78 degrees awarded
  2. 31 degrees awarded
  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Fortis College (392415) was Medical Assistant with 78 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

39
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
136
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College (392415), which is 0.287 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (136).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College (392415) in HVAC Maintenance, which is 8.67 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 73 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College (392415) in Medical Assistant, which is 14.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 35% of students graduating from Fortis College (392415) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Fortis College (392415) is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    93 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    57 degrees awarded
  3. White
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fortis College (392415) is black or african american (93 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (57 degrees).

1.71% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    71 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    47 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fortis College (392415) is black or african american female (71 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (47 degrees).

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Operations

Fortis College (392415) employs 7 Instructors. Most academics at Fortis College (392415) are Female Instructor (5), and Male Instructor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College (392415) are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 6 employees, Management, with 5 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.62M
2022 Salaries
1.47%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Fortis College (392415) paid a median of $1.62M in salaries, a 1.47% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$387k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2022, Fortis College (392415) paid a total of $387k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 24% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
6 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fortis College (392415) was Instructor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College (392415) were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 6 employees, Management with 5 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fortis College (392415) was Female Instructor with 5 employees, and Male Instructor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Fortis College (392415).

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