Everest College-Tacoma

2156 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402-3004
Tel: (253)207-4000
795 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Everest College-Tacoma serves 795 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is equalto than the state community college average of 32:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
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 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 25 staff
62 staff
Everest College-Tacoma Total Faculty (2009-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 795 has grown by 126% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 795 students 1,371 students
Everest College-Tacoma Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
22:1
Everest College-Tacoma Student Staff (2009-2014)
# Full-Time Students 753 students
779 students
Everest College-Tacoma Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 42 students
1,083 students
Everest College-Tacoma Part-Time Students (2011-2014)
Everest College-Tacoma Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Everest College-Tacoma American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
5%
5%
Everest College-Tacoma Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
11%
20%
Everest College-Tacoma Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
14%
15%
Everest College-Tacoma Black (2006-2014)
% White
47%
49%
Everest College-Tacoma White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
7%
-
Everest College-Tacoma Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Two or more races
10%
3%
Everest College-Tacoma More (2008-2014)
% Unknown races
5%
6%
Everest College-Tacoma Unknown (2006-2014)
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. 0.73 0.70
Everest College-Tacoma Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,500 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,500 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,500 $5,664
Everest College-Tacoma In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,500 $10,360
Everest College-Tacoma Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
90%
Everest College-Tacoma % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Pierce County, WA is Everest College-Tacoma. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.