Everest College-Colorado Springs

Tel: (719)638-6580
398 students
Private for-profit
Our mission at Blair College is to provide men and women of all ages with the practical skills, education and training needed to excel in their chosen fields. The college thus provides an invaluable and timely service to society by preparing candidates to meet and exceed existing needs in the employment arena. We are totally committed to this objective and to the success of our students.
School Highlights:
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Everest College-Colorado Springs serves 398 students (78.64% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
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Everest College-Colorado Springs is one of 5 community colleges within El Paso County, CO.
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The nearest community college is College America-Colorado Springs (2.55 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 408% over five years.
Everest College-Colorado Springs Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 61 staff
61 staff
Everest College-Colorado Springs Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 398 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 398 students 1,294 students
Everest College-Colorado Springs Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
21:1
Everest College-Colorado Springs Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 313 students
822 students
Everest College-Colorado Springs Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 85 students
1,025 students
Everest College-Colorado Springs Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Everest College-Colorado Springs Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
Everest College-Colorado Springs American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Everest College-Colorado Springs Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
3%
1%
Everest College-Colorado Springs Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Hispanic
18%
7%
Everest College-Colorado Springs Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
23%
12%
Everest College-Colorado Springs Black (2006-2013)
% White
43%
57%
Everest College-Colorado Springs White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
9%
2%
Everest College-Colorado Springs More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Everest College-Colorado Springs Unknown (2006-2013)
Everest College-Colorado Springs Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.68 0.53
Everest College-Colorado Springs Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,040 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,040 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,040 $5,694
Everest College-Colorado Springs In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,040 $10,252
Everest College-Colorado Springs Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Everest College-Colorado Springs % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Blair College was founded in Pueblo, Colorado as Brown's School of Business in 1897. In 1918, Mr. and Mrs. George Blair purchased Brown's Business College and renamed it Blair´s Business College. Mr. Floyd Doty assumed ownership of the College in 1938, and in 1953 the College achieved accreditation as a two-year school of business. It was among the first group of business colleges in the United States to be accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). In 1960, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Webster purchased Blair Business College and acted as its president and secretary-treasurer, respectively, until late 1979. Our programs emphasize real-world training that is tailored to meet the needs of potential employers. The fields of study focus on industries that offer solid, long-term career opportunities for graduates. Here at our campus, we maintain a well-defined program philosophy of providing a quality education that emphasizes practical skills; employ a highly skilled and dedicated faculty; and cater to students seeking a strong knowledge base and the experience needed to succeed in their chosen fields. Blair College offers many courses online. Online courses are offered through the Internet, and interaction between the students and faculty occur using a “virtual classroom.”

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  • Colorado Springs
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    Colorado SpringsCO 80909
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  • Pueblo
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Colorado Springs community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Colorado Springs is Everest College-Colorado Springs. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.