Fortis Institute-Towson

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2020 Average Net Price
$23,234
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
558
100% Full-Time

About

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

In 2020, 200 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fortis Institute-Towson. 94% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (143 degrees), 4.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (32 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis Institute-Towson is $0, which is $−11,500 less than the national average for ($11,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis Institute-Towson is $0, which is $−11,500 less than the national average for ($11,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,234.

In 2020, 85% of undergraduate students attending Fortis Institute-Towson received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$23,234
2020 Value
3.45%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Fortis Institute-Towson had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,234. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Fortis Institute-Towson grew by 3.45%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
71%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Fortis Institute-Towson received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 14.9% with respect to 2019, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Enrollment

Fortis Institute-Towson has a total enrollment of 558 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis Institute-Towson is 558 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis Institute-Towson are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fortis Institute-Towson, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.1% Black or African American, 8.78% White, 5.56% Two or More Races, 4.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.08% Asian, 0.179% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.179% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Fortis Institute-Towson in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (75.8%), followed by White Female (8.42%) and Two or More Races Female (5.38%). 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

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fortis Institute-Towson, both undergraduate and graduate, is 558 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis Institute-Towson is 558 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis Institute-Towson are enrolled full-time compared with 65.9% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

33%
2020 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-Towson was 33%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Fortis Institute-Towson had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    436
  2. White
    49
  3. Two or More Races
    31

The enrolled student population at Fortis Institute-Towson is 78.1% Black or African American, 8.78% White, 5.56% Two or More Races, 4.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.08% Asian, 0.179% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.179% 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 is 37.9% White, 24.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.7% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 176 more women than men received degrees from Fortis Institute-Towson. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fortis Institute-Towson is black or african american (143 degrees awarded). There were 4.47 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (32 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Fortis Institute-Towson, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (200 degrees awarded) and Personal & Culinary Services (0 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-Towson are Registered nurses (1,293,429 people), Medical & health services managers (143,575 people), Pharmacists (130,778 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (118,390 people), and Physicians (103,837 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Towson are Health (200 degrees awarded) and Personal & Culinary Services (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Towson are Chief executives & legislators, Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Towson are Health (200 degrees awarded) and Personal & Culinary Services (0 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-Towson are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,416,323 people), Outpatient care centers (201,065 people), Elementary & secondary schools (196,388 people), Offices of physicians (180,968 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (118,851 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Towson are Health (200 degrees awarded) and Personal & Culinary Services (0 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-Towson.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
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    N/A degree-majorss awarded

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

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

12
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
188
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis Institute-Towson, which is 0.0638 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (188).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis Institute-Towson in Massage Therapy, which is 0.5 times less than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 122 degrees were awarded to women at Fortis Institute-Towson in Medical Assistant, which is 40.7 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 9% of students graduating from Fortis Institute-Towson completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Fortis Institute-Towson is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    143 degrees awarded
  2. White
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fortis Institute-Towson is black or african american (143 degrees awarded). There were 4.47 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (32 degrees).

1% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    134 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fortis Institute-Towson is black or african american female (134 degrees awarded). There were 4.47 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (30 degrees).

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Operations

Fortis Institute-Towson has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $924 (NaNN%), compared to the 0.162% average return ($14.1k on $8.7M) across all .

In 2020, Fortis Institute-Towson had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Fortis Institute-Towson employs 0 N/A, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Fortis Institute-Towson are N/A (0), N/A(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis Institute-Towson are: N/A, with N/A employees, N/A, with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2020, Fortis Institute-Towson 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

$1.87M
2020 Salaries
5.05%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Fortis Institute-Towson paid a median of $1.87M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 5.05% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.4% decline from 2018 and a 6.93% decline from 2017.

The median for similar is 613k (11.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A
Instructional Salaries
0
Number of Employees

In N/A, Fortis Institute-Towson paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $348k (56.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor
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Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
N/A Employees

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In false, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis Institute-Towson were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Fortis Institute-Towson.

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