Frequently Asked Questions


Is FORTIS Nationally Accredited?

Yes.  Each of our colleges and vocational schools are institutionally accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies:

  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
  • Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
  • Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
  • Accrediting Commission of the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET)
  • Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE)

See each school's campus page to view the licensing and accreditation specific to that particular campus location.


What are the pre-requisite requirements to become admitted to FORTIS?

To qualify for admissions, in most cases you must be a high school graduate or its equivalent. All applicants are required to complete a personal information sheet. During a personal interview with our admissions staff, we will review your career goals to help you find the right program to fit your needs. Every individual will be given the opportunity to tour the facility, meet with Financial Aid, and enroll in the next available classes.  Please contact your local campus Admission representative for more information on admission requirements.


Can FORTIS help me in determining whether I qualify for Financial Aid?

Yes, FORTIS is an eligible school under the Title IV Federal Financial Aid programs. Tuition financing plans are tailored to the needs of each individual student. Financial aid is available to those students who qualify. The Financial Aid Department assists students in the understanding of the application process and the eligibility requirements for various federal, state and/or private sources of student financial aid.

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How do I obtain my transcript?

All requests for student transcripts must be made in writing to the Registrar’s Office. If the event the student’s campus has officially closed, all requests for student transcripts must be made in writing to the Fortis Registrar Support Specialist at 5026-D Campbell Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21236; or via email to