Fortis Institute-Wayne Overview

Fortis Institute-Wayne is a Private, Less than 2 years school located in Wayne, NJ. It offers 7 vocational programs. You can view detail program information at offered programs page.
Fortis Institute-Wayne is accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (7/22/2002 - Current).

Largest Career Programs

The largest career programs at Fortis Institute-Wayne is Dental Assisting/Assistant . Its 2020 tuition and fees are $19,187 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 at Fortis Institute-Wayne with tuition, fees, and completion time for each program.

2020 Tuition & Fees For Largest Programs

6 Largest Career Programs at Fortis Institute-Wayne
ProgramTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies CostsProgram LengthAverage Completion Time Average Tuition Over Career Schools
1Dental Assisting/Assistant $19,187$1,3251015 Contact Hours10 Months $14,164
2Medical/Clinical Assistant $18,164$1,250995 Contact Hours10 Months $13,266
3Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology $20,006$1,8001200 Contact Hours14 Months $11,949
4Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology $16,194$1,600960 Contact Hours12 Months $15,861
5Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller $16,159$1,000900 Contact Hours8 Months $14,152
6Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician $21,214$800980 Contact Hours12 Months $21,214

Important Statistics

Total 539 students are attending at Fortis Institute-Wayne. There are 27 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 29 part-time faculty working for Fortis Institute-Wayne. The students to faculty ratio is 13 to 1 (7.69%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 106 (full-time) and 42 (part-time).
The graduation rate at Fortis Institute-Wayne is 78% and the retention rate is 78% at the school.
Fortis Institute-Wayne 2020 Key Statistics
Student Population539
Graduation Rate78%
Number of Faculty56
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1

2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The 2020 tuition & fees at Fortis Institute-Wayne is $19,521 . The amount is for the largest program and the tuition for other programs may differ from the cost. Fortis Institute-Wayne offers the alternative tuition plans.
79% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $4,513 (exclude student loans).
Fortis Institute-Wayne 2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$19,521
Books & Supplies$1,325
Off-Campus Room & Board$7,600
Off-Campus Expenses$6,213
Average Financial Amount$4,513

Offered Degrees

Fortis Institute-Wayne offers 7 career programs for 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate. 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 at Fortis Institute-Wayne.
Offered Career Programs at Fortis Institute-Wayne
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

Student Population by Gender and Race

For academic year 2019-2020, total 539 students have enrolled into Fortis Institute-Wayne. By gender, 209 male and 330 female students are attending Fortis Institute-Wayne
There are 89 White (16.51%), 81 Black/African American (15.03%), 311 Hispanic (57.70%), 17 Asian (3.15%), and 351 students with other races.
The following table summarizes the student population by gender and race/ethnicity at Fortis Institute-Wayne.
TotalMaleFemale
Total539209330
American Indian/Native American101
Asian17314
Black/African American813348
Hispanic311125186
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White892663
Two More18126
Un-Known21912
Non-resident Alien000

Similar Trade Schools to Fortis Institute-Wayne

Below trade schools are similar to Fortis Institute-Wayne having similar vocational programs, located in New JerseyCompare those schools to Fortis Institute-Wayne with tuition, financial aid, offered career programs, and more academic facts.