|Business model||For Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Calendar system||Non Traditional|
|Student to faculty ratio||20:1|
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.
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.)
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.
Black/African American: 37%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
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 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.
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.
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|
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