Fortis College-Salt Lake City

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,632

3.06% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$20,263

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

18.9%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

392

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

54.6%

59 Graduates

About

Fortis College-Salt Lake City is a higher education institution located in Salt Lake County, UT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Fortis College-Salt Lake City were .

In 2016, 163 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fortis College-Salt Lake City. 62% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (105 degrees), 3.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is $12,632, which is $-1,339 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is $12,632, which is $-1,339 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,263.

In 2016, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 84% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,632

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Fortis College-Salt Lake City was $12,632. The cost of tuition at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is $-1,339 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$20,263

2016 Value

1.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Fortis College-Salt Lake City had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,263. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Fortis College-Salt Lake City grew by 1.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,396

Room and Board

$1,066

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fortis College-Salt Lake City was of $9,396 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,066. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.04% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 23.2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Fortis College-Salt Lake City received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 14.3% with respect to 2015, when 70% 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.

18.9%

2015 Default Rate

288

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Fortis College-Salt Lake City was 18.9%, which represents 288 out of the 1526 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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Admissions

Fortis College-Salt Lake City received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 392 students enrolled at Fortis College-Salt Lake City in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Fortis College-Salt Lake City has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Fortis College-Salt Lake City was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Fortis College-Salt Lake City in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Fortis College-Salt Lake City has a total enrollment of 392 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is 392 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Salt Lake City, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.4% White, 16.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.57% Black or African American, 1.79% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.53% Two or More Races, 1.28% Asian, and 1.28% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Fortis College-Salt Lake City in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (53.8%), followed by White Male (18.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fortis College-Salt Lake City, both undergraduate and graduate, is 392 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is 392 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

2016 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-Salt Lake City was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Fortis College-Salt Lake City had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    284

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    64

  3. Black or African American

    14

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is 72.4% White, 16.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.57% Black or African American, 1.79% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.53% Two or More Races, 1.28% Asian, and 1.28% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 7 students (1.79%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 39 more women than men received degrees from Fortis College-Salt Lake City. The majority of degree recipients at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are white (105 degrees awarded). There were 3.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Fortis College-Salt Lake City, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (45 degrees awarded) and Health (118 degrees).

Workforce

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-Salt Lake City are Registered nurses (1,233,152 people), Medical & health services managers (134,300 people), Pharmacists (116,394 people), Physicians & surgeons (108,403 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (108,320 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are Mechanical Technologies (45 degrees awarded) and Health (118 degrees).

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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-Salt Lake City are Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nurse anesthetists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are Mechanical Technologies (45 degrees awarded) and Health (118 degrees).

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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-Salt Lake City are Hospitals (1,387,106 people), Elementary & secondary schools (186,391 people), Outpatient care centers (186,062 people), Offices of physicians (161,276 people), and Nursing Care Facilities (112,790 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are Mechanical Technologies (45 degrees awarded) and Health (118 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Fortis College-Salt Lake City.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Fortis College-Salt Lake City was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 62

  2. 101

In 2016, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Salt Lake City, which is 0.614 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (101).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 44 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Salt Lake City in HVAC Maintenance, which is 44 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 39 degrees were awarded to women at Fortis College-Salt Lake City in Registered Nursing, which is 2.44 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%

100% Completion Time

59%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 20% of students graduating from Fortis College-Salt Lake City completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.39% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    105 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    30 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 3.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (30 degrees).

3.07% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    67 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    38 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is white female (67 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (38 degrees).

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Operations

Fortis College-Salt Lake City has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $261 (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Fortis College-Salt Lake City had a total expenditure of $6.26M. Of that $6.26M, they spent $2.63M on salaries and $6.26M on benefits.

Fortis College-Salt Lake City employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are: Management, with 8 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 6 employees, and Sales and related with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Fortis College-Salt Lake City has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Fortis College-Salt Lake City stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Fortis College-Salt Lake City received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$2.63M

Salary Expenditure

$6.26M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Fortis College-Salt Lake City had a total expenditure of $6.26M. Of that $6.26M, they spent $2.63M on salaries and $6.26M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$2.63M

2015 Salaries

6.16%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Fortis College-Salt Lake City paid a median of $2.63M in salaries, which represents 42% of their overall expenditure ($6.26M) and a 6.16% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from N/A and a 0% growth from N/A.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$687k

Instructional Salaries

12

Number of Employees

In 2015, Fortis College-Salt Lake City paid a total of $687k to 12 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fortis College-Salt Lake City were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Salt Lake City were Management with 8 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees; and Sales and related with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fortis College-Salt Lake City was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Fortis College-Salt Lake City.

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