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Fortis Institute-Cookeville

Fortis Institute-Cookeville is an Associate's college with 247 students located in Cookeville, TN.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 247
Gender 28% Male / 72% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 75% 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
White 93%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework



Popular Majors

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician (57%), Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist (42%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of clinical laboratory scientists/medical technologists, to perform routine medical laboratory procedures and tests and to apply preset strategies to record and analyze data. Includes instruction in general laboratory procedures and skills; laboratory mathematics; medical computer applications; interpersonal and communications skills; and the basic principles of hematology, medical microbiology, immunohematology, immunology, clinical chemistry, and urinalysis.

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.
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
Perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May work under the supervision of a medical technologist.

A program that prepares individuals to administer prescribed courses of radiation treatment, manage patients undergoing radiation therapy, and maintain pertinent records. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, oncologic pathology, radiation biology, radiation oncology procedures and techniques, radiation dosimetry, tumor localization, treatment planning, patient communication and management, data collection, record-keeping, 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.
Radiation Therapists
Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards. Duties may include reviewing prescription and diagnosis; acting as liaison with physician and supportive care personnel; preparing equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and maintaining records, reports, and files. May assist in dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.
Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

Administration & Faculty

Campus President William Stradley
Accredited by Council on Occupational Education
Full-time Faculty 10
Student : Faculty Ratio 19 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 40 : 60
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Selectivity Score: 22/100



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $22,365 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $22,707
$30K-$48K $22,964
$48K-$75K $27,198
$75K-$110K $27,848

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $14,318, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,318 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,082 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,549
Books $1,082 $1,082
Total (before financial aid) $16,482 $26,031

Students Receiving Aid

85% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 80% $9,451
Federal Scholarships/Grants 75% $5,086
Institutional Grants 30% $2,476
Other Federal Grants 20% $225
Other Loans 20% $7,394
Pell Grants 75% $5,026
Student Loans 80% $11,299

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

17% of students graduated on time.

58% of students graduated in six years.

65% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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