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Fortis College - Orange Park

Quick Stats
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
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Overview
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Tuition & Fees

$15,213

Average Salary in 10 Years

$24,100
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Fortis College - Orange Park

Fortis College - Orange Park is located in Orange Park, Florida. It is a small private for-profit school part of the Education Affiliates Inc. system and offers undergrad programs. It has 398 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. 65% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $22,400.

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About
🗺 700 Blanding Boulevard Suite 16
Orange Park, Florida 32065
Mission Fortis College provides postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of diploma and degree programs that assist adult students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Fortis College strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. The staff at Fortis College believes that they make an important contribution to the economic growth and social well-being of the area. Fortis College 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.
🌐 fortis.edu
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

65%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

50%

Women Graduation Rate

66%
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Cost
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Can you afford to attend Fortis College - Orange Park?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$19,147
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$15,213
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

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

$15,213
per year

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

$15,213
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$13,875
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$148
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 - Orange Park 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 - Orange Park Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

96%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

84%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Fortis College - Orange Park you can visit fortis.edu.

Fortis College - Orange Park Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $15,213
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $15,213
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Fortis College - Orange Park?

Fortis College - Orange Park students, on average, make $24,100 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 2% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Fortis College - Orange Park

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 - Orange Park. 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?

1.8%
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 - Orange Park.

Median Earnings of Students from Fortis College - Orange Park

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 - Orange Park.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Fortis College - Orange Park

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 - Orange Park.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Fortis College - Orange Park

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 - Orange Park.

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

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 - Orange Park.
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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 - Orange Park? 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

1.6x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Fortis College - Orange Park. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Fortis College - Orange Park. 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

1.5x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Fortis College - Orange Park. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Fortis College - Orange Park. 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.
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Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

21
students per faculty
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Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Fortis College - Orange Park?

No
Highest degree: Associate's degree
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Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

398

Total Students

398
undergrads and grad students

Students over 25

57%

Student Median Household Income

$58,219
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

89%
of undergraduates

Men

11%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

Mostly Women

Fortis College - Orange Park has significantly more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 12 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 809 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Fortis College - Orange Park

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 - Orange Park study?

Fortis College - Orange Park Popular Majors

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

The most popular majors at Fortis College - Orange Park are:

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Fortis College - Orange Park?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

51%

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 - Orange Park has a retention rate of 51% for full-time undergrads, which is fairly low.

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Transfers
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Undergraduate Transfers

47
12% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

Fortis College - Orange Park has around 47 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 - Orange Park as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

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Living in Orange Park, Florida
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

339
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

11
in 2017
Source: FBI
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Politics in Florida
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Florida tends to be About even. In the 2016 Presidential election, 47% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 49% voted for the Republican party, and 2% voted for neither.

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