Everest College-Henderson

170 North Stephaine Suite 145
Henderson, NV 89074
Tel: (702)567-1920
800 students
Pivate, for profit
  • Mission of Las Vegas 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
Everest College-Henderson serves 800 students (74% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Everest College-Henderson is one of 7 community colleges within Clark County, NV.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Henderson (1.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Everest College-Henderson (NV) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 20 staff 38 staff
Everest College-Henderson Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 800 has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 800 students 944 students
Everest College-Henderson Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 40:1 37:1
Everest College-Henderson Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 595 students 919 students
Everest College-Henderson Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 205 students 2,105 students
Everest College-Henderson Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Everest College-Henderson Enrollment Breakdown NV All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Everest College-Henderson American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2014)
% Asian
6%
8%
Everest College-Henderson Asian (2007-2014)
% Hispanic
33%
24%
Everest College-Henderson Hispanic (2007-2014)
% Black
18%
8%
Everest College-Henderson Black (2007-2014)
% White
30%
47%
Everest College-Henderson White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
4%
1%
Everest College-Henderson Hawaiian (2010-2014)
% Two or more races
7%
3%
Everest College-Henderson More (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
7%
Everest College-Henderson Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.76 0.70
Everest College-Henderson Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $15,552 is equal to the state average of $15,552. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $15,552 $15,552
Everest College-Henderson In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 87%
Everest College-Henderson % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Las Vegas College was founded by Betty Krolak in 1979 under the name Krolak Business Institute. Barbara A. and E. T. Paulus purchased the Institute in December of 1980 and incorporated it under the name of TO-Ba Corporation. The Institute was granted a license to award Associate degrees on January 7, 1986, and the InstituteĀ“s name was changed to Las Vegas Business College. The college was acquired by Rhodes Colleges, Inc. on October 17, 1996. At that time, the name of the institution was changed to Las Vegas College. To better accomodate the needs of the students and community, Las Vegas College added the Henderson, NV campus in addition to its Las Vegas location. In 2005, the Las Vegas Campus merged with the Henderson campus. 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. Las Vegas College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award occupational associate's degrees and diplomas.

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Clark County, NV 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 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Clark County, NV is Kaplan College-Las Vegas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.