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Largest Career Programs

The largest career programs at Fortis Institute-Wayne is Dental Assisting/Assistant. Its 2022 tuition and fees are $16,525 where the average tuition & fees of the Dental Assisting/Assistant over all offered colleges is $14,164. The length of the program is 1015 contact hours ( or credit hours) and the average time to complete the program is 10 months.
The following table shows the 7 largest career programs with tuition, fees, and completion time for each program.
Tuition & Completion Time for 6 Largest Career Programs
ProgramTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies CostsProgram LengthAverage Completion Time Average Tuition Over Career Schools
1Dental Assisting/Assistant $16,525$1,3251015 Contact Hours10 Months $14,164
2Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology $12,246$1,9501200 Contact Hours14 Months $11,949
3Medical/Clinical Assistant $15,393$984780 Contact Hours9 Months $13,266
4Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology $12,321$2,000960 Contact Hours12 Months $15,861
5Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller $13,493$1,4231020 Contact Hours12 Months $14,152
6Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician $13,339$2,150980 Contact Hours12 Months $21,214

Important Academic Statistics

Total 521 students are attending at Fortis Institute-Wayne. There are 22 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 12 part-time faculty working for the school. The students to faculty ratio is 27 to 1 (3.70%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 40 (full-time) and 15 (part-time). The graduation rate at Fortis Institute-Wayne is 74% and the retention rate is 65% at the school.
Key Academic Statistics
Student Population521
Graduation Rate74%
Number of Faculty34
Student to Faculty Ratio27 to 1

2022 Costs of Attendance

The 2022 tuition & fees at Fortis Institute-Wayne is $16,525 . The amount is for the largest program and the tuition for other programs may differ from the average cost. It offers the alternative tuition plans.
77% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $5,033 (exclude student loans).
2022Tuition, Books & Supplies, and Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$16,525
Books & Supplies$1,325
Off-Campus Room & Board$10,070
Off-Campus Expenses$7,553
Average Financial Amount$5,033

Offered Degrees

Fortis Institute-Wayne offers 7 career programs for 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered program and online availability along with number of completers by certificate programs. Last year, 411 students have completed their career programs.
Offered Career Programs and Online Availability
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
1 Year Certificate1020
2 Years Certificate60391
Total70411

Vocational Programs and Completers

The vocational programs at Fortis Institute-Wayne are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Total 411 students have completed their vocational/technical programs last year.
  • 20 students have earned/completed 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 391 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
1 Year Certificate1-2 Years Certificate
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 20 completers
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage20
Total20
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Mechanics and Repairers 99 completers
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology62
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology37
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 265 completers
Chiropractic0
Dental Assisting/Assistant120
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller38
Medical/Clinical Assistant107
Total391

Enrollment Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 521 students have enrolled into Fortis Institute-Wayne. By gender, 200 male and 321 female students are attending the school.
There are 95 White (18.23%), 108 Black/African American (20.73%), 272 Hispanic (52.21%), 8 Asian (1.54%), and 309 students with other races. 1 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total521200321
American Indian/Native American110
Asian826
Black/African American1084761
Hispanic272110162
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White952273
Two More201010
Un-Known1587
Non-resident Alien101

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