Everest College-Henderson

170 North Stephaine Suite 145
Henderson, NV 89074
Tel: (7.0)256-7192
891 students
Private 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 891 students (76% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is equalto than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Everest College-Henderson is one of 8 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 24 teachers has grown by 200% over five years.
College Everest College-Henderson 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 24 staff
61 staff
Everest College-Henderson Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 891 has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has decreased from 59:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 891 students 1,315 students
Everest College-Henderson Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1
22:1
Everest College-Henderson Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 673 students
815 students
Everest College-Henderson Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 218 students
1,061 students
Everest College-Henderson Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Everest College-Henderson Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Everest College-Henderson American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
6%
5%
Everest College-Henderson Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
34%
20%
Everest College-Henderson Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
20%
15%
Everest College-Henderson Black (2007-2013)
% White
26%
49%
Everest College-Henderson White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
4%
-
Everest College-Henderson Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Two or more races
8%
3%
Everest College-Henderson More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Everest College-Henderson Unknown (2006-2013)
Everest College-Henderson 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. 0.77 0.70
Everest College-Henderson Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,552 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has declined by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,552 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has declined by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,552 $5,590
Everest College-Henderson In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,552 $10,086
Everest College-Henderson Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Everest College-Henderson % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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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