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Fortis College
51 Reviews
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Avg. time to find work: Haven't graduated yet
% career related to degree: 60%
Average reviewer salary: $29,000

Fortis College's Top-Rated Degree Programs

Program Average Rating Percent Employed Average Time to Hire Average Salary % Degree Helped Career
Nursing Average Rating
Percent Employed 91% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $40,000 % Degree Helped Career 88%
Dental Assistant Average Rating
Percent Employed 50% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $10,000 % Degree Helped Career 50%
Licensed Practical Nurse Average Rating
Percent Employed --- Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $50,000 % Degree Helped Career 100%

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Degree: Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Graduation Year: 2014
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This is a high school mentality atmosphere so be prepared, Its is all about the emotions of the instructors and it seems that no one wants to be there...

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Degree: Nursing Education
Graduation Year: 2014
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OMG..Where do I start? Ok lets start with the positive, the president is awesome very cool and down to earth,the enrollment staff are definitely high class scam artists. (but that's their job so I wont blame them....) THE HORRIBLE TEACHERS....It's very obvious that the teachers don't care any about their jobs or students, do 7 1/2 hr classes reading off an overhead sound like teaching? Teachers show up late, constantly answering their phones through class. One professor in particular , the Nursing Anatomy teacher definitely needs to be put under review and fired. Constant cursing and negative remarks make for an un-easy class. Lol and its obvious that most people posting positive comments about Fortis College are employees. I'm so glad I made it through that horrible school.. Oh and dont get me started on the Cost. If you still want to ignore my warnings go ahead,but make sure you look at the charges on your accounts, they're notorious for double and tripple charging you for the same things.

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SLACK ADMISSIONS DEPARTMENT IN COLUMBIA
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2014
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THE ADMISSION STAFF ARE ROBOTS THEY ALL SAY THE EXACT SAME THING. THE ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR IS RUDE AND DISRESPECTFUL. I WAS NOT PREPAREDTO PAY MY APPLICATION FEE AT THE TIME OF MY VISIT AND SHE ASKED ME, "WELL DOESN'T SOMEONE LOVE YOU CALL THEM AND TELL THEM TO PAY IT". ALL THE WHILE SHE WAS EATING SUNFLOWER SEEDS WHILE TALKING TO ME. THAT WAS ENOUGH FOR ME TO WALK OUT THE DOOR. IF SHE WERE NOT IN CHARGE THE ADMISSION REPS MIGHT BE ABLE TO TELL THE TRUTH AND ACTUALLY HELP PEOPLE.

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VERY DISAPPOINTED
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Degree: Radiologist Assistant
Graduation Year: 2014
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Before I started school with Fortis, they assured me that I would have excellent instructors, and that after completion of the program, they even had a department that would help with job assistance. I started the program. During the 11 months, they could not keep instructors at the school, instructores were late for classes, they even has some instructors teaching classes that were not qualified for that particular course of study. Communication between the students and the school was POOR. When there were changes to the course of study or when teachers were unavailable for the day for classes, they made no attempts to notify the students of these changes. Once the course was completed, the career services made NO attempts to help with job placement, as promised at the start of the program. Once the school gets your money, you see how important your success really is to them............Now, they will probably blow all of this off and lead you to believe I was probably a bad student to begin with, but just so you know.....I passed all of my exams, made the deans list twice and the presidents list once and graduated with a 4.0 grade point average. This is not the first time I have been in school, and NEVER have I had a complaint about any institution I attended until now.

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Cortney Brumfield - 19 days ago

So did you get a good Job afterwards?

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Degree: Nursing Education
Graduation Year: 2914
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Great experience. All,those students who complain about the Instructors and College should leave and go to another school. Its not the school who makes you,no,one meets you half way in life you have to go all the way ,

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Bruce Lee - about 1 month ago

Are you on CRACK? Anyone that knows anything about Fortis knows that you can not transfer credits! You are stuck in their program. WHY you ask? Because they are not accredited like they told me and others and they are currently under probation due to the fact that no student can pass the boards. Do your homework before you make yourself look so stupid! And if you want to take this one step further ask yourself where are you doing you clinicals? That should tell you all you need to know.

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Rozepetal - about 1 month ago

For example: Ask clarifying questions, share your experience with this school, ask for more information (on classes, professors, career opportunities, etc.)

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Jen M. - 9 days ago

Rozepetal.....you must work there! LOL

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rachel - about 16 hours ago

The comment and info was very helpful were not in the year 2914

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Degree: Nursing Education
Graduation Year: 2014
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The clinicals were not appropriate for a senior RN students. They were more appropriate for LPN's. I also received no critical care experience which was unacceptable.

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Degree: Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
Graduation Year: 2015
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This school has a high turn over not just students. In 4-5 months all the HVAC teachers are gone. The ones they hire aren't teaching there reading from the book with no explanation.

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ema - about 2 hours ago

True all the good teachers leave fortis shortly after one mod

YOU GOTTA BE AN ASS KISSER TO SUCCEED!
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Degree: Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Graduation Year: 2014
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The Dental hygiene program at Fortis College in Atlanta needs to be investigated and shut down by CODA.There are so many unlawful and unfair acts being conducted against the students by the instructors and Program director Valarie.The key to succeeding in this program is to become Dr. C a** kisser.If not you are on the s**** list and your road to success will be very difficult or even short lived.She will create new rules along the way that will keep the shit listers from passing so that you can be kicked out.The instuctors have been threatened with their jobs to follow suit.There is clearly a power struggle amoung instructors, there is no consistency as it relates to the staff or the curriculum.The atmostsphere is very stressful, cutthroat and choatic. The instructors are very messy and would rather talk about you than help you. I could go on for days about this place!!! If you are looking for a program with an enviroment that is conducive to learning, this is not the place!!!!!!!!

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FORTIS IS NOT A BAD SCHOOL....BAD STUDENTS ARE ...
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Degree: Nursing Practice
Graduation Year: 2014
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Fortis is like any other college. Those that are bitter and bitching obviously FAILED. Like any school you attend if you do not apply yourself you going to fail. Many Many students have passed are in successful careers and the Instructors they do care. The new Instructors, President, Dean etc they have are the best. They are well educated have Doctorate Degrees. They teach well. The students who do not make it are the ones who are degrading the school and faculty....and MOST OF YOU'LL WHO COMPLAIN ARE COMING FROM OTHER COLLEGES WHERE YOU HAVE FAILED BEFORE...SOME OVER AND OVER AND OVER.

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Jeffery Beam - about 1 month ago

OMG....I can't believe you wrote this. I am in their ASN program, I am very successful only because I have to teach myself. The instructors are the bottom of the barrel and there 1960 teaching style and methods are shown when you look at graduation number, not to mention the college is under probation because of the LOW grad rate and will soon will be no longer allowed to enroll any ASN student until they fix their BIG in house problem! As for the Dean she is just doing her time so she can retire...we NEVER see her and she will always back up her failing staff before she will any creditable student. The president looks and acts like a used car dealer and that putting it nicely. Take your meds!

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John doe - 29 days ago

I am enrolled in the school is SLC Utah and we started with 20 we are down to 3 now and how is students fault when more than half the class go to the dean and we get told it is us and we are not putting in the work it sucks I have put this money and effort in to find the school to not care for the students I am leaving and going to real college look at the passel rate of Fortis is 58 they are on probation the college I am going to have a 98 to pass and my credits transfer to other college from the new one Fortis is on quarter they are worth crap at a real college being on a semester system save yourself please it hurts to go this far and then one class stop everyone and nothing be done about it

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WILL - 10 days ago

It's obvious you work for Fortis..lmao

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A - 4 days ago

Yes, you obviously work for them. That school is a joke & should be shut down!

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Nelson - 3 days ago

This school is strictly about money and exploits a certain demographic in order to do it. And no I have never failed in college or in life. I went to a volunteer dental event and Fortis was there. They had no clue about what they were doing and weren't ready to sit for any boards as hygiene students. Its sad that this is allowed. And your credits aren't transferring anywhere nor would you want them to, because you really haven't learned anything. Its healthcare and it is being taught by incompetent and unworthy instructors. The school and most of the students are a joke and aren't focused.

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Graduation Year: 2015
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This school tells you what ever you want to hear about the school just to get you to enroll!!!! They take your money...and alot of money that is!! they are currently in the process of being on probation because only a very small percent of students even pass!!

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Jeffery Beam - about 1 month ago

Yep....you are correct and soon they will no longer be able to enroll new students. So guess what happens to the college? To us? (think) It closes just like Tampa!

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