Fortis Institute-Baltimore
Baltimore, MD 21244

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Continuous
Total enrollment 343
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 22:1
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
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
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 Institute-Baltimore 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.

Tuition & Fees

Fortis Institute-Baltimore calculates tuition for each program it provides using clock hours or credit hours. In 2016-2017 academic year, the combined tuition and fees to attend a program that takes one year to complete was $15,245 (19.6% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2 year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about cost of the largest programs offered by the institution.

$22,176
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,092
$15,245
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,962
$15,245
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,962
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Fortis Institute-Baltimore's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 90% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,073 (which is 7.6% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Fortis Institute-Baltimore in 2016-2017, was 356, which is 92% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $9,689 (which is 28.7% above the national average.)

$4,073
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,407
$9,689
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 Institute-Baltimore has enrolled a total of 343 students (343 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 13% men and 87% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

343
Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 88%

White: 6%

Asian: 2%

Hispanic: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Fortis Institute-Baltimore.

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 54% 334
Personal And Culinary Services 15% 92
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 20

Graduation & Dropout Rates

44%
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 Institute-Baltimore full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
56%
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

$24,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $23,536

The typical median income of Fortis Institute-Baltimore graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,400. Last year, out of the total 2,835 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,410 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,754 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,421 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,400 $26,600
Employment Rate 85% 81%
Total Graduates 2,835 1,754

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Fortis Institute-Baltimore.

Brightwood College-Towson
11.4 mile away
Fortis College-Landover
25.6 mile away
Columbia College
39.4 mile away