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Fortis Institute-Nashville

Fortis Institute-Nashville is an Associate's college with 346 students located in Nashville, TN.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 346
Gender 41% Male / 59% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 92% 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 47%
Multi-racial 1%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 7%
Ethnicity Unknown 4%
Black or African American 39%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
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Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician (34%), Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist (29%), Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist (23%), Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology (12%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to perform invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system at the request of physicians to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments. Includes instruction in reviewing and recording patient histories and clinical data, patient care, investigative and examination procedures, diagnostic procedures, data analysis and documentation, physician consultation, equipment operation and monitoring, and professional standards and ethics.

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.
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
Conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests. Includes vascular technologists.

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.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions.

Administration & Faculty

Campus President Bob Nodolf
Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Full-time Faculty 18
Student : Faculty Ratio 15 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 22 : 77
Percentage of Faculty Members
No Status Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $25,187 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $25,145
$30K-$48K $24,778
$48K-$75K $26,641

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $15,025, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $15,025 Same as On-Campus
Fees $127 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $8,395
Books $853 $853
Total (before financial aid) $16,005 $24,400

Students Receiving Aid

92% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 92% $9,386
Federal Scholarships/Grants 92% $5,249
Other Federal Grants 75% $199
Other Loans 5% $2,309
Pell Grants 92% $5,087
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 2% $4,973
Student Loans 92% $9,514

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

11% of students graduated on time.

51% of students graduated in six years.

57% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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