Fortis College-Montgomery

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2015 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,402
20.6% growth from 2014
2022 Average Net Price
$21,311
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.64%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
215
100% Full-Time

About

Fortis College-Montgomery is a higher education institution located in Montgomery County, AL. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Fortis College-Montgomery were Medical Assistant (76 degrees awarded), HVAC Maintenance (28 degrees), and Dental Assisting (19 degrees).

In 2022, 123 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fortis College-Montgomery. 76.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (105 degrees), 7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Montgomery is $15,402, which is $461 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2015, the median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Montgomery is $15,402

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,311.

In 2022, 88% of undergraduate students attending Fortis College-Montgomery received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$15,402
2015 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2015, the cost of tuition at Fortis College-Montgomery was $15,402.

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Average Net Price

$21,311
2022 Value
7.16%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Fortis College-Montgomery had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,311. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Fortis College-Montgomery grew by 7.16%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Fortis College-Montgomery received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.76% with respect to 2021, when 84% 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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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.64%
2019 Default Rate
64
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Fortis College-Montgomery was 5.64%, which represents 64 out of the 1134 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Fortis College-Montgomery had a total enrollment of 215 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Montgomery is 215 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Montgomery are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Montgomery, both undergraduate and graduate, is 87% Black or African American, 5.58% White, 4.65% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.79% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Fortis College-Montgomery in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (54.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (32.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fortis College-Montgomery in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 215 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Montgomery is 215 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Montgomery are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

44%
2022 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 College-Montgomery was 44%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Fortis College-Montgomery had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    187 enrolled students
  2. White
    12 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    10 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Montgomery is 87% Black or African American, 5.58% White, 4.65% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.79% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 65 more women than men received degrees from Fortis College-Montgomery. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fortis College-Montgomery is black or african american (105 degrees awarded). There were 7 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (15 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Fortis College-Montgomery is Medical Assistant (76 degrees awarded), followed by HVAC Maintenance (28 degrees) and Dental Assisting (19 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fortis College-Montgomery, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (28 degrees awarded) and Health (95 degrees).

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 College-Montgomery are Registered nurses (1,394,826 people), Medical & health services managers (151,000 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,616 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Montgomery in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (28 degrees awarded) and Health (95 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

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

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Montgomery are Mechanical Technologies (28 degrees awarded) and Health (95 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 College-Montgomery are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,482,406 people), Outpatient care centers (237,648 people), Elementary & secondary schools (215,940 people), Offices of physicians (201,917 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (130,063 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Montgomery are Mechanical Technologies (28 degrees awarded) and Health (95 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Fortis College-Montgomery.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 76 degrees awarded
  2. 28 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Fortis College-Montgomery was Medical Assistant with 76 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

29
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
94
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Montgomery, which is 0.309 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (94).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Montgomery in HVAC Maintenance, which is 13 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 74 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Montgomery in Medical Assistant, which is 37 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 34% of students graduating from Fortis College-Montgomery completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2015 at Fortis College-Montgomery is Male and White (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    105 degrees awarded
  2. White
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fortis College-Montgomery is black or african american (105 degrees awarded). There were 7 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (15 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    82 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    23 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fortis College-Montgomery is black or african american female (82 degrees awarded). There were 3.57 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (23 degrees).

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Operations

Fortis College-Montgomery employs 5 Instructors. Most academics at Fortis College-Montgomery are Male Instructor (4), and Female Instructor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Montgomery are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 8 employees, Management, with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.2M
2022 Salaries
6.81%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Fortis College-Montgomery paid a median of $1.2M in salaries, a 6.81% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$233k
Instructional Salaries
5
Number of Employees

In 2015, Fortis College-Montgomery paid a total of $233k to 5 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
5 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8 Employees

In 2015, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fortis College-Montgomery was Instructor with 5 employees.

In 2015, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Montgomery were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees, Management with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2015)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2015, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fortis College-Montgomery was Male Instructor with 4 employees, and Female Instructor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Fortis College-Montgomery.

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