Fortis College Columbia: Review & Facts

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Fortis College Columbia is a small two-year, private for-profit school with 395 students enrolled. This college is one of the 19 colleges and schools located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
7
Few
1-year certificate and associate's degree are available at Fortis College Columbia.

Fortis College Columbia implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and provides 7 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, HVAC, Dental, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
69%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Fortis College Columbia is relatively low at 69% (close to South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Fortis College Columbia is low: 44%.

Student to faculty ratio at Fortis College Columbia is pretty good - 13:1. Learn more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,700
High
Average tuition pricing is fairly high - around $15,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Fortis College Columbia not covered by tuition are approximately $700; this makes it a total of $15,700 per year.

Read the details about Fortis College Columbia additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
No
The undergraduate application fee at Fortis College Columbia is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Fortis College Columbia and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (803) 678-4800 or check Fortis College Columbia Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Fortis College Columbia offers evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

This school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Fortis College Columbia.

Based on the college crime information, Fortis College Columbia seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Fortis College Columbia Location and Maps



Post Address: Fortis College Columbia, 246 Stoneridge Dr Ste 101, Columbia, South Carolina 29210, USA
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