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Fortis College-Montgomery

Fortis College-Montgomery is an Associate's college with 363 students located in Montgomery, AL.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 363
Gender 20% Male / 80% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 80% Full Time / 20% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 94% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 21%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 76%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Medical/Clinical Assistant (52%), Medical Office Assistant/Specialist (21%), Pharmacy Technician/Assistant (14%), Office Management and Supervision (11%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to supervise and manage the operations and personnel of business offices and management-level divisions. Includes instruction in employee supervision, management, and labor relations; budgeting; scheduling and coordination; office systems operation and maintenance; office records management, organization, and security; office facilities design and space management; preparation and evaluation of business management data; and public relations.

Job Opportunities:

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of office managers and other professionals, to perform routine administrative duties in a medical, clinical, or health care facility/system office environment. Includes instruction in general office skills, data processing, office equipment operation, principles of medical record-keeping and business regulations, medical/clinical office procedures, and communications skills.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Medical Secretaries
Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of pharmacists, to prepare medications, provide medications and related assistance to patients, and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. Includes instruction in medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, patient communication and education, safety procedures, record-keeping, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Pharmacy Technicians
Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

Administration & Faculty

School President Bobby Jordan
Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Full-time Faculty 7
Student : Faculty Ratio 24 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 57 : 42
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 85
No Status Faculty 14

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $23,386 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $23,115
$30K-$48K $24,270
$48K-$75K $27,376
$75K-$110K $28,764

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $19,393, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $19,393 Same as On-Campus
Fees $751 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,990
Books $950 $950
Total (before financial aid) $21,094 $28,084

Students Receiving Aid

94% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 97% $11,966
Federal Scholarships/Grants 94% $5,416
Institutional Grants 59% $220
Other Federal Grants 59% $225
Other Loans 25% $3,116
Pell Grants 94% $5,275
Student Loans 97% $12,784

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

5% of students graduated on time.

40% of students graduated in six years.

56% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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