Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,748
4.44% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$26,225
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.53%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
375
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
41.6%
62 Graduates

About

Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is a higher education institution located in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) were Medical Assistant (61 degrees awarded), HVAC Maintenance (31 degrees), and Pharmacy Technician (24 degrees).

In 2022, 189 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738). 79.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (161 degrees), 6.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (24 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is $15,748, which is $807 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is $15,748, which is $807 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 $26,225.

In 2022, 84% of undergraduate students attending Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,748
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) was $15,748. The cost of tuition at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is $807 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$26,225
2022 Value
14.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,225. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) grew by 14.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,125
Room and Board
$768
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) was of $10,125 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 26.8% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $768. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.32% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.18% with respect to 2021, when 85% 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.
5.53%
2019 Default Rate
100
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) was 5.53%, which represents 100 out of the 1807 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-Baton Rouge (439738) had a total enrollment of 375 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is 375 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738), both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.2% Black or African American, 11.7% White, 2.4% Hispanic or Latino, 1.6% Asian, and 0.8% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (69.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (13.9%) and White Female (8.53%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 375 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is 375 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%
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-Baton Rouge (439738) was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) 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
    312 enrolled students
  2. White
    44 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    9 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is 83.2% Black or African American, 11.7% White, 2.4% Hispanic or Latino, 1.6% Asian, and 0.8% Two or More Races. 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, 111 more women than men received degrees from Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is black or african american (161 degrees awarded). There were 6.71 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (24 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is Medical Assistant (61 degrees awarded), followed by HVAC Maintenance (31 degrees) and Pharmacy Technician (24 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees awarded) and Health (158 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-Baton Rouge (439738) 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-Baton Rouge (439738) in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees awarded) and Health (158 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-Baton Rouge (439738) are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) are Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees awarded) and Health (158 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-Baton Rouge (439738) 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-Baton Rouge (439738) are Mechanical Technologies (31 degrees awarded) and Health (158 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-Baton Rouge (439738).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 61 degrees awarded
  2. 31 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) was Medical Assistant with 61 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

39
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
150
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738), which is 0.26 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (150).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) in HVAC Maintenance, which is 30 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) in Medical Assistant, which is 29.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 32% of students graduating from Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (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
    161 degrees awarded
  2. White
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is black or african american (161 degrees awarded). There were 6.71 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (24 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 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
    129 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    32 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) is black or african american female (129 degrees awarded). There were 4.03 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (32 degrees).

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Operations

Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) employs 9 Instructors. Most academics at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) are Female Instructor (5), and Male Instructor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) are: Management, with 5 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.67M
2022 Salaries
8.56%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) paid a median of $1.67M in salaries, a 8.56% 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

$536k
Instructional Salaries
9
Number of Employees

In 2022, Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) paid a total of $536k to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 32% 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
9 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) was Instructor with 9 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738) were Management with 5 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 2 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-Baton Rouge (439738) was Female Instructor with 5 employees, and Male Instructor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Fortis College-Baton Rouge (439738).

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