Fortis College School of Cosmetology

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School Overview

Fortis College offers degrees and diplomas in several fields including Massage Therapy, Cosmetology Education, Barbering, Cosmetology, and Nail Technology.

Fortis College is known for teaching customer service and cosmetology techniques that create and foster strong relationships with customers. The cosmetology education program prepares students for careers in teaching and also prepares them to pass a cosmetology license exam upon graduation. The cosmetology program also teaches students how to work in various salons.

General Information

300-F Azalea Rd, Mobile, AL 36609

General Phone:(251) 342-3230
Website URL:www.fortis.edu
Type of Institution:Private for-profit, less-than 2-year
Awards Offered:1 year certificate
2 year certificate
Campus setting:Midsize city
On-campus housing:No
Student Population:258 (258 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:33 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $12,855 $14,005 $14,705 $15,570 +5.88%
Books and Supplies $830 $830 $970 $840 -13.40%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $8,748 $11,532 $11,724 $12,204 +4.09%
Other $6,192 $7,920 $8,028 $8,028 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $28,625 $34,287 $35,427 $36,642 +3.43%
In-state with Family $13,685 $14,835 $15,675 $16,410 +4.69%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 95 86%
Grant or scholarship aid 80 72% $302,436 $3,780
• Federal grants 80 72% $302,436 $3,780
• Pell grants 80 72% $294,850 $3,686
• Other federal grants 35 32% $7,586 $217
Local and state government scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Student loan financial aid 83 75% $302,436 $3,644
• Federal student loans 83 75% $302,436 $3,644
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 68
Personal and Culinary Services 68
Cosmetology/cosmetologist 68
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Fortis College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website:www.fortis.edu
Type of School:2-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:
Address:7033 Airport Blvd., Mobile, AL 36608
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:371
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:371 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$14,188
Out-of-state Tuition:$14,188
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,852

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Fortis College Programs

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs43
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians1
Grand total53

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,188
Out-of-state$14,188
Books and supplies$1,297

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid9498%
Grant or scholarship aid9397%$5,852
Student loan aid9296%$10,323

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid27667%$4,914
Federal student loans26264%$8,628

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Fortis College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment371
Undergraduate enrollment371
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Fortis College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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