Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie in Port Saint Lucie

Port Saint Lucie, FL

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Overview

Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie offers 21-degree programs and 6 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 19:1. 1 high safety campus. 18.7% are women, and 81.3% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie is 31975$, that is above national average. 59% of full-time Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $23,500, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$31,975
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$31,218
$30,001 - $48,000$31,682
$48,001 - $75,000$36,344
$75,001 - $110,000$37,665
$110,001+$38,165

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

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  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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15%

Types of financial aids

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489 of Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 100 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie number 130 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Florida.

Students at Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending

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$23,500

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate

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59%
ABOVE AVERAGE

Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie graduation rate is above the national average.

59% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie is 19:1, that means that for every 19 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

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Men/Women

Number of international students

1

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Fortis Institute - Port Saint Lucie

The campus located by 9022 South Us Highway 1 address in Port Saint Lucie, Florida.

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Fortis Institute - Port Saint Lucie in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie with 0.61% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Fortis Institute - Port Saint Lucie is burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie offers 21 programs in total: 18 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 3 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 414 universities in Florida state. Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie is one of the few institutions in Florida that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 6 distance learning programs that are offered in the Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie: 3 are for Associate's degree and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Florida state average data to help you compare.

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Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 686 students with 20580 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 9022 South US Highway 1

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Other academic year

General Phone Number: +7722219799

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: fortis.edu

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