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IPEDS ID: 456180
OPE ID: 02190702
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Fortis College-Phoenix
555 N 18 St Ste 201, Phoenix, Arizona 85006
General information:  (602) 254-3099
Website:  fortiscollege.edu
Type:  2-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  54 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  8 to 1
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Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteranswww.fortis.edu/consumer-information.aspx#
Disability Servicesfortiscollege.edu
Mission Statement
  MISSION AND PURPOSES
Fortis College--Phoenix provides postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of degree and diploma programs that assist adult students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. The College strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. The College believes that it makes an important contribution to the economic growth and social well-being of the Phoenix metropolitan area. The College educates its students to help meet the economic needs of their community in entry-level positions. The educational process is a change-oriented approach to education that provides the community with graduates who possess the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging career occupations.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate courses offered, programs not offered
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty by primary function, Fall 2018Full timePart time
Total faculty312
Instructional312
Research and public service00
Average undergraduate student tuition and fees for academic year2018-2019
Tuition$12,355
Fees$860
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid19963%$435,722$4,401
Pell grants9259%$396,989$4,315
Federal student loans12178%$1,060,375$8,763
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2017-2018, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2018
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)54
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment0
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 100%
Part-time: 0%Student Gender:
Male: 6%
Female: 94%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 0%
Black or African American: 6%
Hispanic/Latino: 37%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 56%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 38%
25 and over: 62%
Age unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2017.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 13%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 87%
  • This institution does not admit full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, therefore admission information was not reported.
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in 2015-16
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 60%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 33%
Female: 66%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in 2015-16 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Black or African American: 35%
Hispanic/Latino: 70%
White: 75%
Two or more races: 100%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 100%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in 2015-16 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in 2014-15 or 2015-16, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in 2014-15 or 2015-16, by Time to Completion
[Began in 2014-15]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 38%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 66%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 66%
[Began in 2015-16]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 45%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 60%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: %
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 53%
Received an Associate's degree: 4%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 11%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 53%
Received an Associate's degree: 4%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 11%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 50%
Received an Associate's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 0%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 38%
Received an Associate's degree: 7%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 14%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 39%
Received an Associate's degree: 6%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 14%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 20%
Received an Associate's degree: 20%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 20%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2017-2018
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
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Certificate
Associate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dental Assisting/Assistant14-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist-30
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training38-
Medical/Clinical Assistant7-
Category total5930
Grand total5930
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program: 0
RETENTION, GRADUATION, AND TRANSFER-OUT
GRADUATION AND TRANSFER-OUT RATES FOR FIRST-TIME EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS
Rates by time to completion2010-112011-12
Graduation rate
150 percent of normal time100%0%
200 percent of normal time100%--
Transfer-out rate
150 percent of normal time--100%
  • Depending on the program length, graduation and transfer-out rates can be measured over different lengths of time. The academic years, 2010-11 and 2011-12, are the cohort years students entered an institution. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program from the time they entered an institution. For example, the "normal" amount of time (or 100% time) for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., completion within 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., completion within 4 years for a 2-year program).
  • (--) not applicable
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and CollegesAccredited since ((!)07/01/2008)12/31/2020
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene (DH)Accredited since (08/04/2011)TBD
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/215381.
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape000
Fondling000
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate15.0%18.5%16.0%
Number in default347510352
Number in repayment2,3102,7432,193
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)