Fortis College-Salt Lake City

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,052
16.8% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$24,197
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.37%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
438
82.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
50.7%
73 Graduates

About

Fortis College-Salt Lake City is a higher education institution located in Salt Lake County, UT. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Fortis College-Salt Lake City were Registered Nursing (62 degrees awarded) and Dental Hygiene (29 degrees).

In 2022, 167 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fortis College-Salt Lake City. 62.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (100 degrees), 2.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is $16,052, which is $1,111 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is $16,052, which is $1,111 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,197.

In 2022, 92% of undergraduate students attending Fortis College-Salt Lake City received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,052
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Fortis College-Salt Lake City was $16,052. The cost of tuition at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is $1,111 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$24,197
2022 Value
4.19%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Fortis College-Salt Lake City had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,197. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Fortis College-Salt Lake City grew by 4.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,038
Room and Board
$1,080
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fortis College-Salt Lake City was of $12,038 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 10.8% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,080. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 19.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Fortis College-Salt Lake City received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 10.8% with respect to 2021, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.
4.37%
2019 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Fortis College-Salt Lake City was 4.37%, which represents 36 out of the 824 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-Salt Lake City had a total enrollment of 438 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is 361 students and the part-time enrollment is 77. This means that 82.4% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Salt Lake City, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.9% White, 21% Hispanic or Latino, 7.76% Asian, 5.25% Black or African American, 3.65% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 3.65% Two or More Races, and 0.685% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Fortis College-Salt Lake City in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.7%), followed by White Male (12.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fortis College-Salt Lake City in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 438 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is 361 and the part-time enrollment is 77. This means that 82.4% of students enrolled at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
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-Salt Lake City was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Fortis College-Salt Lake City had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    245 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    92 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    34 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is 55.9% White, 21% Hispanic or Latino, 7.76% Asian, 5.25% Black or African American, 3.65% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 3.65% Two or More Races, and 0.685% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 41 more women than men received degrees from Fortis College-Salt Lake City. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is white (100 degrees awarded). There were 2.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is Registered Nursing (62 degrees awarded), followed by Dental Hygiene (29 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fortis College-Salt Lake City, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees awarded) and Health (120 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-Salt Lake City 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-Salt Lake City in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees awarded) and Health (120 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-Salt Lake City are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees awarded) and Health (120 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-Salt Lake City 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-Salt Lake City are Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees awarded) and Health (120 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-Salt Lake City.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 62 degrees awarded
  2. 29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Fortis College-Salt Lake City was Registered Nursing with 62 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

63
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
104
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Salt Lake City, which is 0.606 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (104).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Salt Lake City in HVAC Maintenance, which is 10.8 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 46 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis College-Salt Lake City in Registered Nursing, which is 2.88 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
58%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 32% of students graduating from Fortis College-Salt Lake City completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is Male and Asian (80% 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. White
    100 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is white (100 degrees awarded). There were 2.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

4.19% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    65 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fortis College-Salt Lake City is white female (65 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (35 degrees).

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Operations

Fortis College-Salt Lake City employs 14 Instructors. Most academics at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are Female Instructor (9), and Male Instructor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Salt Lake City are: Management, with 8 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.07M
2022 Salaries
3.87%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Fortis College-Salt Lake City paid a median of $3.07M in salaries, a 3.87% 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

$1.03M
Instructional Salaries
14
Number of Employees

In 2022, Fortis College-Salt Lake City paid a total of $1.03M to 14 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.7% 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
14 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fortis College-Salt Lake City was Instructor with 14 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fortis College-Salt Lake City were Management with 8 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fortis College-Salt Lake City was Female Instructor with 9 employees, and Male Instructor with 5 employees.

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

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