Everest College-Tacoma

2156 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
Tel: (253)207-4000
903 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Everest College-Tacoma serves 903 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Everest College-Tacoma is one of 6 community colleges within Pierce County, WA.
The nearest community college is Bates Technical College (0.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
College Everest College-Tacoma Community College Avg.
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 27 staff
61 staff
Everest College-Tacoma Total Faculty (2009-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 903 has grown by 611% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 903 students 1,315 students
Everest College-Tacoma Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
22:1
Everest College-Tacoma Student Staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students 862 students
815 students
Everest College-Tacoma Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 41 students
1,061 students
Everest College-Tacoma Part-Time Students (2011-2013)
Everest College-Tacoma Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Everest College-Tacoma American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
4%
5%
Everest College-Tacoma Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
11%
20%
Everest College-Tacoma Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
16%
15%
Everest College-Tacoma Black (2006-2013)
% White
46%
49%
Everest College-Tacoma White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
6%
-
Everest College-Tacoma Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Two or more races
10%
3%
Everest College-Tacoma More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
6%
Everest College-Tacoma Unknown (2006-2013)
Everest College-Tacoma 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. 0.74 0.70
Everest College-Tacoma Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,736 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,736 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,736 $5,590
Everest College-Tacoma In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,736 $10,086
Everest College-Tacoma Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Everest College-Tacoma % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Pierce County, WA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,208 per year for in-state students and $8,378 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Pierce County, WA 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Pierce County, WA is Everest College-Tacoma. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.