Fortis College Columbia: Review & Facts

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Fortis College Columbia is a small two-year, private for-profit school with 570 students enrolled. This college is one of the 14 colleges and schools located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings

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

Fortis College Columbia implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and provides 5 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Dental, and HVAC. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other schools.

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.

Student Retention
The rate of student retention at Fortis College Columbia is very low at 47% (way below South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Fortis College Columbia is low: 44%.

Student to faculty ratio at Fortis College Columbia is reasonable - 25:1. Learn more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition pricing is slightly high - around $14,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Fortis College Columbia not covered by tuition are approximately $200; this makes it a total of $14,200 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
This school will consider accepting advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Fortis College Columbia is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to 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

Fortis College Columbia provides 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 find a full-time job upon graduation.

At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Fortis College Columbia.

Based on the college crime numbers, Fortis College Columbia appears 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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