Fortis College-Columbus
Westerville, OH 43081

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Non Traditional
Total enrollment 789
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 20:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Fortis College-Columbus has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$100
Undergrad students

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Fortis College-Columbus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 82% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,044 (which is 14.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Fortis College-Columbus in 2016-2017, was 91, which is 95% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $11,877 (which is 57.8% above the national average.)

$5,044
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,407
$11,877
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,529
96%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 88%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Fortis College-Columbus has enrolled a total of 789 students (789 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 789 students, 130 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 20% men and 80% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

789
Total Enrollment
130
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 42%

Black/African American: 37%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 3%

Hispanic: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 2 largest majors offered at Fortis College-Columbus.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 77% 595
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 5% 42

Graduation & Dropout Rates

35%
Graduation rate
national average: 61%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Fortis College-Columbus full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

--
Still enrolled
65%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$26,700
Median Annual Income
national average: $23,536

The typical median income of Fortis College-Columbus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,700. Last year, out of the total 2,100 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,827 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 771 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 625 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,700 $29,600
Employment Rate 87% 81%
Total Graduates 2,100 771

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Fortis College-Columbus.

Bradford School
4.2 mile away
The Spa School
6.4 mile away
Daymar College-Columbus
11.6 mile away
Nationwide Beauty Academy
14.7 mile away