Fortis College, as well as Fortis Institute, is a system of schools owned and operated by Education Affiliates, Inc. to provide a variety of career education programs for potential students. Originally known as Bohecker College, the school has expanded to more than forty campuses in fourteen states, having unified under the Fortis umbrella. Fortis also offers access to programs through its online arm.
Fortis schools provide up to date facilities and career assistance services to ensure that students are prepared and motivated for their entry into the work force. Once a student chooses a program, he or she will be given instruction by qualified and experienced professionals who provide a practical training atmosphere to ensure students are acclimated to the nature of their work. Small class sizes also ensure access to teachers and a more personalized education.
Programs offered include:
- Pharmacy Technician
- Business Administration
- Computer Networking Technology
The Scranton branch of Fortis College is located at 517 Ash Street. Close to 220 students graduate from this campus in a given year. This location provides services for students in the form of career counseling for students in need of assistance, flexible scheduling for individuals who cannot make regular hours, and job placement opportunities for students after graduation. Students may learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting fortis.edu.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The net cost of this school is close to $27,500 annually, after the various types of aid, including scholarships and grants, are taken into consideration. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. Students wishing to apply to AMTI-SCR must pay an application fee of $25. Financial aid information may be obtained by contacting the financial aid office at (570) 558-1818. The tuition and financial aid figures listed show various costs that students may encounter at this school. The numbers may not be accurate due to changing factors in a given year, and are only intended to provide a guideline for students.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $21,000-$25,000
- Per unit charges are around $340 for part time students
- Required fees: $3,200
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||92%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||85%||$3,582|
|Receiving Student Loans||89%||$4,296|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 13%.
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Fortis Institute – Scranton.
- American Institute - Clifton in CLIFTON, NJ (88 miles away)
- Drake College of Business - Elizabeth in Elizabeth, NJ (91 miles away)
- Merkaz Bnos - Business School in Brooklyn, NY (103 miles away)
- Anthem Institute - Springfield in Springfield, PA (103 miles away)
- New York College of Health Professions in Syosset, NY (119 miles away)