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Fortis College-Baton Rouge

Fortis College-Baton Rouge is an Associate's college with 381 students located in Baton Rouge, LA.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 381
Gender 14% Male / 86% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 86% 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 24%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 70%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer (50%), Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician (28%), Biomedical Technology/Technician (21%)

Majors Offered

Associates

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, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management.

Job Opportunities:

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 engineers engaged in developing biological or medical systems and products. Includes instruction in instrument calibration, design and installation testing, system safety and maintenance procedures, procurement and installation procedures, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
All engineering technicians, except drafters, not listed separately.
Medical Equipment Repairers
Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.

Administration & Faculty

Campus President Vaughn Hartunian
Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Full-time Faculty 14
Student : Faculty Ratio 18 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 28 : 71
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 $23,423 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $23,281
$48K-$75K $25,059
$75K-$110K $28,959
$110K+ $28,389

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $13,694, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,694 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,549
Books $1,066 $1,066
Total (before financial aid) $14,760 $24,309

Students Receiving Aid

89% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 94% $10,623
Federal Scholarships/Grants 86% $5,526
Institutional Grants 61% $74
Other Federal Grants 61% $222
Pell Grants 86% $5,369
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 6% $1,140
Student Loans 94% $10,623

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.fortis.edu/admissions/financial-aid.aspx.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.fortisedu.info/cig/netprice_calc/npcalc-fortis_baton_rouge.htm.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

18% of students graduated on time.

55% of students graduated in six years.

61% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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#66 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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