Everest College-Salt Lake City

Tel: (801)840-4800
395 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 395 students (73% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
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 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
College Everest College-Salt Lake City Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 11 staff
61 staff
Everest College-Salt Lake City Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 395 has grown by 145% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment 395 students 1,296 students
Everest College-Salt Lake City Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
21:1
Everest College-Salt Lake City Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 290 students
814 students
Everest College-Salt Lake City Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 105 students
1,040 students
Everest College-Salt Lake City Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Everest College-Salt Lake City Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
Everest College-Salt Lake City American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
Everest College-Salt Lake City Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
24%
21%
Everest College-Salt Lake City Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
5%
15%
Everest College-Salt Lake City Black (2006-2013)
% White
46%
51%
Everest College-Salt Lake City White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
7%
-
Everest College-Salt Lake City Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Everest College-Salt Lake City More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
9%
3%
Everest College-Salt Lake City Unknown (2006-2013)
Everest College-Salt Lake City 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. 0.72 0.68
Everest College-Salt Lake City Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,842 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,842 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,842 $5,660
Everest College-Salt Lake City In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,842 $10,250
Everest College-Salt Lake City Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Everest College-Salt Lake City % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Salt Lake County, UT private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,994 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 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Salt Lake County, UT is Everest College-Salt Lake City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.