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Fortis Institute-Scranton


At Fortis Institute we pride ourselves in providing postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of degree and diploma programs. These programs are designed to assist students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Fortis Institute also strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. We provide an educational process that offers a change-oriented approach giving graduates the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging career occupations. The following objectives are essential to the mission of Fortis Institute: • To offer sound diploma and degree programs. • To develop each student's individual and professional growth including written and interpersonal communication critical thinking and problem-solving competencies. • To attract and retain qualified instructors who are effective in the classroom and familiar with appropriate current medical and/or technical practices. • To develop in students a professional attitude and an awareness of contemporary career practices through exposure to pragmatic course content and to faculty currently engaged in enterprise. • To assist graduates in finding positions for which they are trained.

School Information

517 Ash Street
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-2903
P: 57055818181911
F: (570) 342-4537
Calendar: Other academic year
Locale: City: Small
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private for-profit, 2-year
Carnegie Basic: Associate's--Private For-profit
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Common name(s): AMTI-SCR

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 649Total Students
  • 88Male Students
  • 561Female Students
  • 1Total Intl Students
  • 1Intl Male Students
Faculty
  • 18Total Faculty
  • 6Male Faculty
  • 12Female Faculty
  • 27:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 24,190

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,400

Books & Supplies

$ 0

Room & Board

$ 0

Other Expenses

$ 25,590

Total

Admissions

455
total applicants

94%
admitted (429)

62%
enrolled (282)



Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Neither required nor recommended
Admissions Test Scores?
Neither required nor recommended
Other Test?
Required
College Prep?
Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

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