Heritage Institute Ft Myers

Overview of Heritage Institute Ft Myers

Heritage is located in a large suburb, in Fort Myers, FL. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degree levels at Heritage top out at the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school tries to do a few things and do them well, and doesn't offer a huge range of majors. Students at Heritage often study therapy and counseling.

Heritage Selectivity

The school maintains an open-admission policy.

Student Body

Heritage offers classes to 494 students (1,134 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Heritage's mission is to teach people to change their lives for entry level careers in the allied health, wellness, and beauty professions."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Heritage

Heritage Institute-Ft Myers
6811 Palisades Park Ct
Fort Myers , FL 33912
General Phone: (239) 936-5822

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Heritage Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology81allied health and medical assisting
Therapy and Counseling73massage therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy15health and fitness
Beauty and Cosmetology0aesthetician and skin care

Number of programs and degrees for Heritage in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1694
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01

Heritage Student Body

In 2007-2008, Heritage had a total enrollment of 494 students (1,134 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 47%
Black 15%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 16%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 16%
20-21 24%
22-24 21%
25-29 18%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 1%

Heritage Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %

Heritage Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Fort Myers, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Heritage Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Heritage participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2597100)

Heritage Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track411

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year4$39,35411$38,622
All faculty totalcalendar year4$39,35411$38,622

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Heritage Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Heritage Highlights

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What Sets Heritage Apart:

% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
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