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Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale

Fortis Institute-Fort Lauderdale is an Associate's college with 214 students located in Lauderdale Lakes, FL.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 214
Gender 31% Male / 69% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 96% 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 11%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 14%
Ethnicity Unknown 5%
Black or African American 68%
Asian 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist (65%), Biomedical Technology/Technician (30%), Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician (5%), Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant (0%)

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 to apply computer programming, troubleshooting, and information technology skills to the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of standard, customized, or proprietary medical software and associated hardware. Includes instruction in computer programming, systems analysis, networking, telecommunications, medical records and informatics software applications, information technology, systems administration, computer security, and applicable regulations and certifications or licenses.

Job Opportunities:

Computer Programmers
Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
Computer User Support Specialists
Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

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 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

President and CEO Duncan Anderson
Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Full-time Faculty 9
Student : Faculty Ratio 16 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 33 : 66
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 $27,657 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $27,744
$30K-$48K $27,534
$48K-$75K $28,772

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $13,747, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,747 Same as On-Campus
Fees $650 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,549
Books $1,013 $1,013
Total (before financial aid) $15,410 $24,959

Students Receiving Aid

96% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 100% $1,369
Federal Scholarships/Grants 96% $1,054
Other Federal Grants 72% $206
Pell Grants 96% $899
Student Loans 100% $1,369

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.medvance.edu.

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

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

15% of students graduated on time.

68% of students graduated in six years.

48% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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