Topics regarding layoffs at FORTIS Colleges and Institutes

Topics regarding layoffs at FORTIS Colleges and Institutes

Are these numbers accurate?

Fortis College Dothan, AL (165 students) Foley, AL (87 students) Mobile, AL (375 students) Montgomery, AL (284 students) Phoenix, AZ (156 students) Cutler Bay, FL (388 students) Orange Park, FL (489 students) Smyrna... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+1kGQ74HN

Closing?

Does anyone think EA is at risk of closing? Not sure how we’ll survive with consistently down enrollment when we’re not the most affordable option in the market. Has there been discussion on how we can compete?

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Post ID:  @OP+1hS04ZlO

Overpriced

Fortis Institute-Scranton--$28,552 Fortis College-Columbus--$28,009 https://collegecost.ed.gov/affordability

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Post ID:  @OP+1caSjh0r

Fortis owes ED?

"NSDL also cites over $2 million owed to DoE by Fortis, an indirect portfolio company of JLL Partners." https://www.axios.com/private-equity-funds-for-profit-colleges-e53080c4-ef4f-4982-a2bd-e4b50f7294da.html "The Department reports seven unpaid... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+1bSquMBA

Debt Sentence

Student loan default is a traumatic, stigmatizing experience. Because of that, many working people keep the pain of their student loan problems to themselves. https://www.proquest.com/docview/2540743739?pq-origsite=gscholar&fromopenview=true

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Post ID:  @OP+1bHUhlZ7

"The Fortis Difference": False claims?

Is Fortis living up to their claims? For example: "Fortis invests in our facilities continually, making sure our students have access to industry-standard equipment and supplies. Technology-driven libraries and resource centers in many of our... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+Z49sAoo

Fortis locations that lost money in 2016-17

From the National Center for Education Statistics: Locations that lost money in 2016-17 (Revenues.....Expenses in millions) Fortis College-Centerville 12.16M.....15.35M Fortis College-Cincinnati 5.25M...….6.59M Fortis College-Columbia 4.56M...….5.40M... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+Z430Cbn

Changes in Enrollment 2010-11 and 2016-17

Institution Enrollment 2016-17 Enrolment 2010-11 Fortis College 375 401 Fortis College-Baton Rouge 312 692 Fortis College-Centerville 690 1542 Fortis College-Cincinnati 340 453 Fortis College-Columbia 348 166 Fortis College-Columbus 774 598 Fortis... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+Z2r2Gcg

Veterans Affairs

Does anyone know if any Education Affiliates schools were part of the VA-OIG report? If so, is VA going to claw back the GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon funds? The report is scathing. https://www.va.gov/oig/pubs/VAOIG-16-00862-179.pdf

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Post ID:  @OP+YZNVQNO

How many Fortis campuses are still operating?

Birmingham, AL Dothan, AL Foley, AL Mobile, AL – Azalea Rd. Mobile, AL – Pleasant Valley Rd. Montgomery, AL – Atlanta Hwy. Montgomery, AL – Eastdale Circle Phoenix, AZ Cutler Bay, Fl Jacksonville, FL Largo, FL Miami, FL Mulberry, FL Orange Park, FL... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+XhOdWU3

Fortis layoffs?

Any truth to the rumors that Fortis is having layoffs? https://www.thelayoff.com/t/Wvmau5u#replies

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Post ID:  @OP+WJVHQ5i

Fortis' finances?

Fortis is on the US Department of Education's Heightened Cash Monitoring list. What's the financial health of this chain like? https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/about/data-center/school/hcm

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Post ID:  @OP+Mo99wH9

Working at FORTIS

Campus leadership is clueless about what is REALLY going on in the work place. Often you may be asked to do things that are outside your ethical boundaries - watch out for this. Too many people take a "that's not my job" passive-aggressive approach... —  read more 

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