Fortis Institute-Baltimore

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2019 Default Rate
4.58%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
87
100% Full-Time

About

Fortis Institute-Baltimore is a higher education institution located in Baltimore County, MD. In 2018, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Fortis Institute-Baltimore were Medical Assistant (40 degrees awarded), General Cosmetology (12 degrees), and Sterile Processing Technician (7 degrees).

In 2018, 77 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fortis Institute-Baltimore. 90.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 9.09% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (63 degrees), 10.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

Costs

In 2018, 54% of undergraduate students attending Fortis Institute-Baltimore received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 20% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

100%
1 Year Growth

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Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
20%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Fortis Institute-Baltimore received financial aid through grants or loans in 2018. This represents a decline of 26% with respect to 2017, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Fortis Institute-Baltimore (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
4.58%
2019 Default Rate
73
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Fortis Institute-Baltimore was 4.58%, which represents 73 out of the 1593 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 Institute-Baltimore had a total enrollment of 87 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Fortis Institute-Baltimore is 87 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Fortis Institute-Baltimore are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fortis Institute-Baltimore, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.8% Black or African American, 5.75% White, 4.6% Asian, 2.3% Two or More Races, and 1.15% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Fortis Institute-Baltimore in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (66.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (16.1%) and White Female (5.75%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fortis Institute-Baltimore in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 87 students. The full-time enrollment at Fortis Institute-Baltimore is 87 and the part-time enrollment is 0.

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Retention Rate over Time

37%
2017 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 Institute-Baltimore was 37%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Fortis Institute-Baltimore had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. Black or African American
    72 enrolled students
  2. White
    5 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    4 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fortis Institute-Baltimore is 82.8% Black or African American, 5.75% White, 4.6% Asian, 2.3% Two or More Races, and 1.15% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2018, 63 more women than men received degrees from Fortis Institute-Baltimore. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fortis Institute-Baltimore is black or african american (63 degrees awarded). There were 10.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Fortis Institute-Baltimore is Medical Assistant (40 degrees awarded), followed by General Cosmetology (12 degrees) and Sterile Processing Technician (7 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fortis Institute-Baltimore, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (16 degrees awarded), Health (58 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Baltimore are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Baltimore in 2018 are Personal & Culinary Services (16 degrees awarded), Health (58 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Institute-Baltimore are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Baltimore are Personal & Culinary Services (16 degrees awarded), Health (58 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Baltimore are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Fortis Institute-Baltimore are Personal & Culinary Services (16 degrees awarded), Health (58 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees) (as of 2018).

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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 Institute-Baltimore.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 40 degrees awarded
  2. 12 degrees awarded
  3. 7 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Fortis Institute-Baltimore was Medical Assistant with 40 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate programs at Fortis Institute-Baltimore according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

7
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
70
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis Institute-Baltimore, which is 0.1 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (70).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 2 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis Institute-Baltimore in Computer Support Specialist, which is 2 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Fortis Institute-Baltimore in Medical Assistant, which is 19 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2018 at Fortis Institute-Baltimore is Male and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. Black or African American
    63 degrees awarded
  2. White
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fortis Institute-Baltimore is black or african american (63 degrees awarded). There were 10.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

2.6% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Black or African American Female
    56 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    7 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fortis Institute-Baltimore is black or african american female (56 degrees awarded). There were 8 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (7 degrees).

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Salary Expenditure

$1.7M
2017 Salaries
6.81%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Fortis Institute-Baltimore paid a median of $1.7M in salaries, a 6.81% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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