Fortis Institute-Pensacola

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,949
0.136% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,297
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
20.4%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
608
82.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
59.3%
73 Graduates

About

Fortis Institute-Pensacola is a higher education institution located in Escambia County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Fortis Institute-Pensacola were .

In 2019, 236 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fortis Institute-Pensacola. 90.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 9.75% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (130 degrees), 2.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (58 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis Institute-Pensacola is $13,949, which is $−551 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis Institute-Pensacola is $13,949, which is $−551 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,297.

In 2019, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,949
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Fortis Institute-Pensacola was $13,949. The cost of tuition at Fortis Institute-Pensacola is $−551 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$19,297
2019 Value
14.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Fortis Institute-Pensacola had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,297. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Fortis Institute-Pensacola grew by 14.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,207
Room and Board
$1,223
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fortis Institute-Pensacola was of $9,207 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,223. The cost of room and board increased by 2.3% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 9.68% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Fortis Institute-Pensacola received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.35% with respect to 2018, when 74% 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.
20.4%
2017 Default Rate
252
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Fortis Institute-Pensacola was 20.4%, which represents 252 out of the 1236 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 Institute-Pensacola has a total enrollment of 608 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis Institute-Pensacola is 501 students and the part-time enrollment is 107. This means that 82.4% of students enrolled at Fortis Institute-Pensacola are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fortis Institute-Pensacola, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.4% White, 31.1% Black or African American, 4.93% Two or More Races, 4.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.987% Asian, 0.822% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.658% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Fortis Institute-Pensacola in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.9%), followed by Black or African American Female (28.3%) and White Male (6.59%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fortis Institute-Pensacola, both undergraduate and graduate, is 608 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis Institute-Pensacola is 501 and the part-time enrollment is 107. This means that 82.4% of students enrolled at Fortis Institute-Pensacola are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2019 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 Institute-Pensacola was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Fortis Institute-Pensacola had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    331
  2. Black or African American
    189
  3. Two or More Races
    30

The enrolled student population at Fortis Institute-Pensacola is 54.4% White, 31.1% Black or African American, 4.93% Two or More Races, 4.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.987% Asian, 0.822% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.658% 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 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 190 more women than men received degrees from Fortis Institute-Pensacola. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fortis Institute-Pensacola is white (130 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (58 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Fortis Institute-Pensacola is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Fortis Institute-Pensacola, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (201 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (21 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (14 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 Institute-Pensacola are Registered nurses (1,370,804 people), Medical & health services managers (143,726 people), Pharmacists (133,114 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (128,961 people), and Physicians (98,309 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Pensacola are Health (201 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (21 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (14 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 Institute-Pensacola are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Pensacola are Health (201 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (21 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (14 degrees).

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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 Institute-Pensacola are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,441,121 people), Outpatient care centers (221,078 people), Offices of physicians (215,219 people), Elementary & secondary schools (195,762 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (122,882 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Pensacola are Health (201 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (21 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (14 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 Institute-Pensacola.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Fortis Institute-Pensacola was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

23
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
213
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis Institute-Pensacola, which is 0.108 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (213).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis Institute-Pensacola in HVAC Maintenance, which is 2.5 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 76 degrees were awarded to women at Fortis Institute-Pensacola in Medical Assistant, which is 19 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
59%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 10% of students graduating from Fortis Institute-Pensacola 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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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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (69.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Fortis Institute-Pensacola is Female and Black or African American (69.2% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    130 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    58 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fortis Institute-Pensacola is white (130 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (58 degrees).

4.24% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    116 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    53 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Fortis Institute-Pensacola is white female (116 degrees awarded). There were 2.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (53 degrees).

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Operations

Fortis Institute-Pensacola has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.07k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Fortis Institute-Pensacola had a total salary expenditure of $7.87M. Fortis Institute-Pensacola employs 20 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Fortis Institute-Pensacola are Female Instructors (17), Male Instructors(3), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis Institute-Pensacola are: Office and Administrative Support, with 9 employees, Management, with 8 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Fortis Institute-Pensacola has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Fortis Institute-Pensacola stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Fortis Institute-Pensacola 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

Salary Expenditure

$3.09M
2019 Salaries
2.07%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Fortis Institute-Pensacola paid a median of $3.09M in salaries, which represents 39.3% of their overall expenditure ($7.87M) and a 2.07% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.4% decline from 2017 and a 1.23% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.1M
Instructional Salaries
20
Number of Employees

In 2019, Fortis Institute-Pensacola paid a total of $1.1M to 20 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
20 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
9 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fortis Institute-Pensacola were Instructor with 20 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis Institute-Pensacola were Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees; Management with 8 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fortis Institute-Pensacola was Female Instructor with 17 employees, Male Instructor with 3 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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