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 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 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 declined by 47% over five years.
College Everest College-Tacoma (WA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 25 staff
138 staff

Student Body

The student population of 795 has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment 795 students 3,682 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
31:1
# Full-Time Students 753 students
2,087 students
# Part-Time Students 42 students
1,890 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
5%
7%
% Hispanic
11%
10%
% Black
14%
4%
% White
46%
59%
% Hawaiian
7%
1%
% Two or more races
10%
5%
% Unknown races
5%
7%
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 0.62

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $11,736 is less than the state average of $13,683. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $11,736 $13,683
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
72%
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 $3,825 per year for in-state students and $8,967 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 equal to the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Pierce County, WA is Everest College-Tacoma. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.