Fortis College-Cincinnati

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,390
8.26% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$30,048
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.16%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
481
98.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
42.2%
79 Graduates

About

Fortis College-Cincinnati is a higher education institution located in Hamilton County, OH. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Fortis College-Cincinnati were HVAC Maintenance (68 degrees awarded), Medical Assistant (50 degrees), and Dental Assisting (29 degrees).

In 2022, 228 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fortis College-Cincinnati. 61.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (146 degrees), 2.98 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (49 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Cincinnati is $15,390, which is $449 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Cincinnati is $15,390, which is $449 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,048.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending Fortis College-Cincinnati received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,390
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Fortis College-Cincinnati was $15,390. The cost of tuition at Fortis College-Cincinnati is $449 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$30,048
2022 Value
28%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Fortis College-Cincinnati had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,048. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Fortis College-Cincinnati grew by 28%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,565
Room and Board
$905
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fortis College-Cincinnati was of $11,565 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 42% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $905. The cost of books and supplies increased by 21.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Fortis College-Cincinnati received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 5.95% with respect to 2021, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.
4.16%
2019 Default Rate
76
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Fortis College-Cincinnati was 4.16%, which represents 76 out of the 1829 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-Cincinnati had a total enrollment of 481 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Cincinnati is 473 students and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Cincinnati are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Cincinnati, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.4% Black or African American, 24.9% White, 4.57% Two or More Races, 2.08% Asian, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 0.624% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.416% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Fortis College-Cincinnati in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (46.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (17.3%) and White Female (17.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fortis College-Cincinnati in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 481 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Cincinnati is 473 and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Cincinnati are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
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-Cincinnati was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Fortis College-Cincinnati 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
    305 enrolled students
  2. White
    120 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    22 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Cincinnati is 63.4% Black or African American, 24.9% White, 4.57% Two or More Races, 2.08% Asian, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 0.624% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.416% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 52 more women than men received degrees from Fortis College-Cincinnati. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fortis College-Cincinnati is black or african american (146 degrees awarded). There were 2.98 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (49 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Fortis College-Cincinnati is HVAC Maintenance (68 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Assistant (50 degrees) and Dental Assisting (29 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fortis College-Cincinnati, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (68 degrees awarded), Precision Production (18 degrees), and Health (142 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-Cincinnati 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-Cincinnati in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (68 degrees awarded), Precision Production (18 degrees), and Health (142 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-Cincinnati are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Cincinnati are Mechanical Technologies (68 degrees awarded), Precision Production (18 degrees), and Health (142 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-Cincinnati 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-Cincinnati are Mechanical Technologies (68 degrees awarded), Precision Production (18 degrees), and Health (142 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-Cincinnati.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 68 degrees awarded
  2. 50 degrees awarded
  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Fortis College-Cincinnati was HVAC Maintenance with 68 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

88
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
140
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Cincinnati, which is 0.629 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (140).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 66 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Cincinnati in HVAC Maintenance, which is 33 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Cincinnati in Medical Assistant, which is 24 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 32% of students graduating from Fortis College-Cincinnati completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% within 200%.

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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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    146 degrees awarded
  2. White
    49 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fortis College-Cincinnati is black or african american (146 degrees awarded). There were 2.98 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (49 degrees).

3.51% of degree recipients (8 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
    94 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    52 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fortis College-Cincinnati is black or african american female (94 degrees awarded). There were 1.81 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (52 degrees).

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Operations

Fortis College-Cincinnati employs 20 Instructors. Most academics at Fortis College-Cincinnati are Female Instructor (14), and Male Instructor (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Cincinnati are: Management, with 8 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 7 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.24M
2022 Salaries
0.66%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Fortis College-Cincinnati paid a median of $3.24M in salaries, a 0.66% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.37M
Instructional Salaries
20
Number of Employees

In 2022, Fortis College-Cincinnati paid a total of $1.37M to 20 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
20 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fortis College-Cincinnati was Instructor with 20 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Cincinnati were Management with 8 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 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-Cincinnati was Female Instructor with 14 employees, and Male Instructor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Fortis College-Cincinnati.

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