Fortis College-Phoenix

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,355
2019 Default Rate
3.7%
on Student Loans
2019 Enrolled Students
15
100% Full-Time

About

Fortis College-Phoenix is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2019, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Fortis College-Phoenix were Dental Hygiene (32 degrees awarded).

In 2019, 40 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fortis College-Phoenix. 97.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 2.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (22 degrees), 1.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Phoenix is $12,355, which is $−2,586 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2019, the median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Phoenix is $12,355

In 2019, 54% of undergraduate students attending Fortis College-Phoenix received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$12,355
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Fortis College-Phoenix was $12,355.

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Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Fortis College-Phoenix received financial aid through grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 14.3% with respect to 2018, when 63% 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.
3.7%
2019 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Fortis College-Phoenix was 3.7%, which represents 33 out of the 891 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-Phoenix had a total enrollment of 15 students in 2019. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Phoenix is 15 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Phoenix are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Phoenix, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.3% White and 46.7% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Fortis College-Phoenix in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (33.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fortis College-Phoenix in 2019, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Phoenix is 15 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Phoenix are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2017 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-Phoenix was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Fortis College-Phoenix had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2019)
  1. White
    8 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    7 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Phoenix is 53.3% White and 46.7% Hispanic or Latino. 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 2019, 38 more women than men received degrees from Fortis College-Phoenix. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fortis College-Phoenix is white (22 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Fortis College-Phoenix is Dental Hygiene (32 degrees awarded).

In 2019,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fortis College-Phoenix, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (40 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fortis College-Phoenix are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Phoenix in 2019 are Health (40 degrees awarded) (as of 2019).

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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-Phoenix are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Phoenix are Health (40 degrees awarded) (as of 2019).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fortis College-Phoenix are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Phoenix are Health (40 degrees awarded) (as of 2019).

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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-Phoenix.
Most Common (2019)
32 degrees awarded

In 2019, the most common associates degree concentration at Fortis College-Phoenix was Dental Hygiene with 32 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
39
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Phoenix, which is 0.0256 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (39).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 1 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Phoenix in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 0.143 times less than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 32 degrees were awarded to women at Fortis College-Phoenix in Dental Hygiene. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2019 at Fortis College-Phoenix is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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 (2019)
  1. White
    22 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fortis College-Phoenix is white (22 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

2.5% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2019)
  1. White Female
    22 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fortis College-Phoenix is white female (22 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (13 degrees).

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Operations

Fortis College-Phoenix employs 3 Instructors. Most academics at Fortis College-Phoenix are Female Instructor (3), and Male Instructor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Phoenix are: Management, with 2 employees, Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 1 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.44M
2018 Salaries
32.4%
decline from 2017

In 2018, Fortis College-Phoenix paid a median of $1.44M in salaries, a 32.4% 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

$180k
Instructional Salaries
3
Number of Employees

In 2018, Fortis College-Phoenix paid a total of $180k to 3 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.5% 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
3 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
2 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fortis College-Phoenix was Instructor with 3 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Phoenix were Management with 2 employees, Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 1 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2019)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fortis College-Phoenix was Female Instructor with 3 employees, and Male Instructor with 0 employees.

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