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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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August 2014 Update

*GE Disclosures
*Accomplishments 2013-2014
*New PAPSA Board
*The Past 28 Years
*PAPSA Conference Recap

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Bridging the Skills Gap


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PAPSA 2015 Conference
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2014 PAPSA Awards

Awards Criteria Nomination Form Distinguished School Grad Award Form

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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

Fortis Institute, Erie


'Voted Erie's Best Career and Technical School'
5757 West 26th St.
Erie, PA, 16506
Phone(s): 814-838-7673
Fax(s): 814-838-8642
Email(s):
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Peter Correa

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Director: Glenn Washington
Date for Applications: Year Round
Application Fee: Yes $25
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: No
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: Yes
High School Diploma/GED: Yes

GENERAL INFORMATION

# of Students: 424 full-time , 157 part-time
# of Faculty: 24 full-time , 62 part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: Varies by Program
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: ACICS, USDE, PHEAA, TRA, U.S. Department of VA, WIA, OVR, VA Housing: Assistance Provided, Transportation Assistance
Courses Offered: Weekdays and Evenings

FINANCIAL AID/PLACEMENT

Aid Available to Qualified Students: PHEAA, Pell grants, SEOG, Student & Parental Loans, Federal Work Study
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 70%
% Part-time Financial Assistance: 25%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 80%

FEATURES OF THE SCHOOL

Modern and progressive training facilities with all new state of the art equipment. Certified instructors. Small classroom sizes. Internet connectivity FREE for all students. Wireless computer labs with testing center for all professional certifications. On local bus route. Placement assistance nationwide. Great internship program. Free student services such as tutoring, counseling and career planning.

PROGRAMS

Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Accounting
Practical Nursing
Welding Technology
Paramedic
Cosmetology/Barbering
Therapeutic Massage
Paralegal
Medical Assisting
Dental Hygiene
Computer Networking
Computer Security and Forensics
Health Information Technician (Medical Records)
Business Maketing & Management
Computer and Security Forensics
Professional Administrative Assistant
Medical Transcription
Dental Assisting
HVAC-R

All degrees referred to are Specialized Associate Degrees. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of April 2014.

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