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IPEDS ID: 494436
OPE ID: 00941206
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Fortis Institute-Cookeville
1025 Highway 111, Cookeville, Tennessee 38501-4305
General information:  (931) 526-3660
Website:  www.fortis.edu
Type:  2-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Campus housing:  No
Net Price Calculatorwww.fortis.edu/content/dam/fortis/compliance/netpricecalc/npcalc_fortis_cookeville.html
Disability Serviceswww.fortis.edu/content/dam/fortis/compliance/catalogs/Fortis_Cookeville_Catalog.pdf
Mission Statement
  Fortis Institute provides postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of certificate, diploma and associate of applied science degree programs that assist adult students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Fortis Institute strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. The staff at Fortis Institute believes that they make an important contribution to the economic growth and social well-being of the area. Fortis Institute 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
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
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
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
  • Faculty data not available.
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020% change 2018-2019 to 2019-2020
Tuition and fees---$15,304 -
Books and supplies---$893 -
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board---$5,400 -
Other---$7,200 -
Off Campus with Family
Other---$4,856 -
Total Expenses2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020% change 2018-2019 to 2019-2020
Off Campus---$28,797 -
Off Campus with Family---$21,053 -
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Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2018-2019
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Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician--6
Medical/Clinical Assistant-37-
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant-14-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer--10
Surgical Technology/Technologist-7-
Category total-5816
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician-19-
Category total-19-
Transportation and Materials Moving
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor40--
Category total40--
Grand total407716
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
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Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
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  • No campus security data reported for this institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
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