Fortis Institute Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (113)
This school is an absolute rip off. It claims to be a college but behaves exactly like a high school. They focus more on the dress code than they do what you are actually learning. Most of the classes are irrelevant to what you need to learn but are more classes you're forced to take so that they can get more money from the student or financial aid. I have yet to meet a student that left there debt free. They never show the price of the books or the classes. You have no idea where your money is going. If the money is requested you are greeted with attitude and numbers are thrown together for you. As a person that has experienced a University and a community college, I know that I was taken for a ride. I would never recommend this school to anyone that is actually seeking any kind of career. None of the teachers are qualified or actually want to do their job. They do and say whatever they want to the students and the students are forced to not only deal with it but pay for it as well. Every student that ever attended is owed their money back but we all know we'll never get it back. The only reason I continued to attend because I was told that they had already received the money from Financial Aid and even if I leave I will owe it back. We can not even start without how often my tuition changed in the quarters. How tuition is almost as expensive as attended a 2 or 4 year college but you have absolutely none of the benefits.DO NOT ATTEND THIS SCHOOL.
Going to this school was the worst decision of my life. they are out for your money and offer NO clinical skills. the teachers are RUDE...Ms L. is the freakiest woman ive ever met.. i cannot believe i wasted a year of my life ans 20K on this stupid school...if anyone in new jersey is interested....TURN BACK NOW
This has been one expensive lesson learned for me. I was assured when I started the nursing program at this campus that they were an accredited school, NOT, they are an approved school. I started this college with the expectations that it was everything they said it be. Classes are to short, ANYONE who graduates from this school DOES NOT have the knowledge needed to be a registered nurse. Passing the nclex is one thing, because you can study for it, but actually working in the field, Fortis does not prepare you for that!!! They just want your money and that is it!!! On top of everything else, NONE of the classes taken there transfer ANYWHERE!!! They don't bother to tell you that either. Complete scam in my personal opinion because they withhold information just to get you in the school. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE stay away from this school of if you decide to go, ask the proper questions, get everything in writing, emails, whatever you need to do to have a paper trail because you will see not to long after admission exactly what I am talking about!
If your interested in going to college don't go to Fortis in Houston TX. They only want your money. I went for Medical Billing and Coding. It cost me a mint to graduate and when you leave you have to go back for the certification. Other schools let you graduate with certificate in hand. It doesn't depend on the individual who graduated. This school should have hospitals that they can work with to employ their graduates. GO SOMEWHERE ELSE!!!!
I am currently enrolled in Salt Lake City. The courses are tough, the Professors are tough but found that I am well prepared. Many of Obama's entitled attend the school. They are always blaming someone else when things aren't peachy in their life. The school is great and have more than met my qualifications. It is a good school.
I believe those that are negative would write negatively about any school and those that are negative probably aren't paying for their education.
I'm amazed at all the negativity. I enjoyed my experience at Fortis in Erie. The instructors were awesome, although they had to teach some truely rotten people. Some students are there only for the stipend. They don't show up and when they do they are the first to complain.
School is a place to learn, not play around with your friends. Obviously, a lot of people who have reviewed the school expected to have a lot of hand holding and accomplices in their excuse making. No wonder you don't have a job! Take responsibility for yourself kiddies. I had a great time and still keep in contact with some of my instructors. It has helped me network and I have a fantastic job as well.
Please avoid this school by all means! Very unprofessional staff. They tell you things about the school that are complete lies. The computers and mostly all of the equipment is outdated and when you do get a chance to use them you only get 2 chances.
They want your money and they don't even help you find a job, they are full of it! I can't even get ahold of the person who is in charge of the certification tests after a week of leaving messages. They take your money and your screwed after that. Don't go to any tech schools!
I am in my fourth module as a medical asstitant student and plan on furthering my education in Pensacola in the nursing program. But I have had the best learning experience the instructors I have at night are VERY knowledgable in their field. We have had subs come in and they are just as knowledgable. Took many years to make this career change and so HAPPY that I chose Fortis College. I LOVE IT AND WOULD NEVER CHANGE IT.
My daughter also went and graduated already and she now works at Sacred Heart in Pensacola in the OB/GYN and she would tell you the same she would not change her experience at Fortis College. FORTIS COLLEGE IN FOLEY AL YOU GUYS ROCK!!! ECSPECIALLY THE NIGHT INSTRUCTORS YOU TWO ARE THE BOMB.
I stumbled across the current 23% "Recommend" percentage and decided to add my insight as a former Campus President. Before I continue, I should add that I am no longer employed by Fortis College and will in no way receive any benefit from sharing my thoughts. Out of all the career schools I have served, Fortis stands far atop the rest. This organization spends countless hours and dollars trying to provide its students the best education possible. It holds every employee accountable and truly adopts a student-first attitude (trust me - I've been on over 100 conference calls).
I have personally witnessed the executive leadership having the option to seriously increase tuition but decided it would be too much of a burden on the student. What other company would not opt to make more money even though it freely could have? I gave Fortis College an excellent rating because it simply deserves one. Those of you who rated Fortis College low should truly reconsider your evaluation. For any students considering attending Fortis - go and enjoy yourself. I am absolutely sure that if you hold you up your end of the bargain they will do the same. You will definitely be well prepared for the workforce!
I'm currently attending Fortis in Grand Prairie. Must say very disappointed in the education program! Teachers are not of educated quality!! Their equipment never works! they charge you for books you never even use! Dont have enough staff! The Director of this school Will is one shady individual he runs the school as if he is buying and selling cars! These people DO NOT care about your education they just want your money!!! If you are looking into Fortis PLEASE think twice this school sucks!!!!! this coming from a current student....