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Fortis College-Orange Park

Fortis College-Orange Park is an Associate's college with 266 students located in Orange Park, FL.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 266
Gender 23% Male / 77% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 82% 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 57%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 10%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 28%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (27%), Surgical Technology/Technologist (26%), Pharmacy Technician/Assistant (21%), Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller (14%), Medical/Clinical Assistant (9%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to perform and manage the medical and health insurance operations in a medical office, health care facility, health maintenance organization, or insurance provider. Includes instruction in health and medical insurance processes; health insurance law, policy, and regulations; insurance records and paperwork administration; insurance office administration; health/medical insurance software applications; personnel supervision; business mathematics; billing and collection procedures; medical terminology; and communications skills.

Job Opportunities:

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.

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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.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing.

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.
Surgical Technologists
Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

Associates

A program that focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. Includes instruction in criminal law and policy, police and correctional systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary, and public attitudes regarding criminal justice issues.

Job Opportunities:

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Administration & Faculty

Campus President Wyman Dickey
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 7
Student : Faculty Ratio 22 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 14 : 85
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,822 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $17,354
$30K-$48K $19,546
$48K-$75K $21,438
$75K-$110K $24,069
$110K+ $23,177

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $13,123, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,123 Same as On-Campus
Fees $370 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,243
Books $854 $854
Total (before financial aid) $14,347 $23,590

Students Receiving Aid

84% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 94% $9,565
Federal Scholarships/Grants 82% $5,455
Institutional Grants 14% $1,541
Other Federal Grants 55% $637
Other Loans 6% $2,305
Pell Grants 82% $5,025
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 22% $1,878
Student Loans 94% $9,715

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://fortis.edu.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.fortisedu.info/.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

35% of students graduated on time.

59% of students graduated in six years.

63% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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