Everest College-Salt Lake City

Tel: (801)840-4800
217 students
Private for-profit
Mission of the Mountain West 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-Salt Lake City serves 217 students (72% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Everest College-Salt Lake City is one of 10 community colleges within Salt Lake County, UT.
The nearest community college is Salt Lake Community College (2.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 75% over five years.
College Everest College-Salt Lake City (UT) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private for-profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 3 staff
24 staff

Student Body

The student population of 217 has declined by 35% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment 217 students 372 students
# Full-Time Students 156 students
270 students
# Part-Time Students 61 students
644 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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. 0.69 0.37

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $12,852 is less than the state average of $14,400. The private state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $12,852 $14,400
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Everest College offers opportunity and promise to its students by providing quality education in several business-related disciplines. The college was founded in 1982 as Mountainwest Computer School. It was purchased in 1983 and named Mountainwest College of Business and Technology. The college offers Diploma and Associate Degree programs in several disciplines including both day and evening classes, with the most recent addition of Medical Assisting training. The school offers comprehensive programs in the business, administrative, medical, computer, and legal fields. Programs are offered in Accounting, Business, Business Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Massage Therapy, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing/Coding, Paralegal, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technologist and Travel and Tourism. Everest College - Salt Lake City is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award academic associate's degrees and diplomas.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 30,248 students | 2.50 Mi4600 S Redwood Rd
    Salt Lake City UT  84123
  • Stevens-Henager College (Murray)
    Private not-for-profit
    1,692 students | 4.40 Mi383 W Vine St
    Murray UT  84123
  • Eagle Gate College-Murray
    Private for-profit
    238 students | 4.80 Mi5588 South Green Street
    Murray UT  84123
  • 371 students | 5.20 Mi3949 S 700 E Ste 150
    Salt Lake City UT  84107
  • 131 students | 6.00 Mi405 South Main Street-Ste 130
    Salt Lake City UT  84111
Did You Know?
For Salt Lake County, UT private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,555 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Salt Lake County, UT 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 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Salt Lake County, UT is Eagle Gate College-Murray. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.