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Fortis College - Centerville

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Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Overview
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Tuition & Fees

$14,602

Average Salary in 10 Years

$35,400
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Fortis College - Centerville

Fortis College - Centerville is located in Centerville, Ohio. It is a small private for-profit school part of the Education Affiliates Inc. system and offers undergrad programs. It has 690 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, and Legal Professions and Studies. 33% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $28,500.

About
🗺 555 E. Alex Bell Road
Centerville, Ohio 45459
Mission FORTIS College serves the educational needs of students through offering curricula leading to Diploma or Associate Degree programs. The school is dedicated to preserving, transmitting, and advancing the current state of knowledge, to developing programs which meet the changing needs of the business community, preparing students to become educated professionals, and to encourage graduates to apply the knowledge they gain for their personal development and for the good of the society in which they live. While generating the resources necessary to accomplish its aim, the school maintains and improves the quality of its faculty and works to achieve its mission through stated educational goals.
🌐 www.fortiscollege.edu
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

33%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

36%

Women Graduation Rate

31%
Cost
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Can you afford to attend Fortis College - Centerville?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$27,086
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$14,602
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$14,602
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$14,602
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$20,000
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$213
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Fortis College - Centerville would expect to pay over 10 years.

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Fortis College - Centerville Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

92%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

83%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Fortis College - Centerville you can visit www.fortiscollege.edu/financialaid.php.

Fortis College - Centerville Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $14,602
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $14,602
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Fortis College - Centerville?

Fortis College - Centerville students, on average, make $35,400 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 6% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Fortis College - Centerville

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Fortis College - Centerville. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

5.6%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Fortis College - Centerville.

Median Earnings of Students from Fortis College - Centerville

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Fortis College - Centerville.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Fortis College - Centerville

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Fortis College - Centerville.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Fortis College - Centerville

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Fortis College - Centerville.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Fortis College - Centerville

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Fortis College - Centerville.
Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Fortis College - Centerville? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

2.4x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Fortis College - Centerville. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Fortis College - Centerville. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

2.3x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Fortis College - Centerville. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Fortis College - Centerville. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

13
students per faculty
Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Fortis College - Centerville?

No
Highest degree: Associate's degree
Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

690

Total Students

690
undergrads and grad students

Students over 25

73%

Student Median Household Income

$59,884
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

81%
of undergraduates

Men

19%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

Mostly Women

Fortis College - Centerville has significantly more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 23 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 426 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Fortis College - Centerville

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Fortis College - Centerville study?

Fortis College - Centerville Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Fortis College - Centerville are:

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  3. Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
  4. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
  5. Legal Professions and Studies
Approximately 99% of students choose to study one of these majors.
Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Fortis College - Centerville?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

44%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Fortis College - Centerville has a retention rate of 44% for full-time undergrads, which is fairly low.

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Undergraduate Transfers

82
12% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

Fortis College - Centerville has around 82 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 12% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Fortis College - Centerville as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Centerville, Ohio
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

59
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

8
in 2017
Source: FBI
Politics in Ohio
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Ohio tends to be Somewhat Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 43% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 51% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.