Everest College-Thornton

Tel: (303)457-2757
392 students
Private for-profit
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School Highlights:
Everest College-Thornton serves 392 students (79.85% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Everest College-Thornton is one of 4 community colleges within Adams County, CO.
The nearest community college is Pima Medical Institute-Denver (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
College Everest College-Thornton Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 15 staff
61 staff
Everest College-Thornton Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 392 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 392 students 1,296 students
Everest College-Thornton Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
Everest College-Thornton Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 313 students
810 students
Everest College-Thornton Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 79 students
1,036 students
Everest College-Thornton Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Everest College-Thornton Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everest College-Thornton American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
Everest College-Thornton Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Everest College-Thornton Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Everest College-Thornton Black (2006-2013)
% White
Everest College-Thornton White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Everest College-Thornton More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
Everest College-Thornton Unknown (2006-2013)
Everest College-Thornton 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. 0.62 0.53
Everest College-Thornton Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,660 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,660 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,660 $5,694
Everest College-Thornton In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,660 $10,252
Everest College-Thornton Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
Everest College-Thornton % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • At Parks College, we offer an essential course, Career Skills, which grooms you for personal and professional development in the employment arena. Our programs emphasize real-world training that is tailored to meet the needs of potential employers. The fields of study focus on industries that offer solid, long-term career opportunities for graduates. Here at our campus, we maintain a well-defined program philosophy of providing a quality education that emphasizes practical skills; employ a highly skilled and dedicated faculty; and cater to students seeking a strong knowledge base and the experience needed to succeed in their chosen fields. Parks College offers many courses online. Online courses are offered through the Internet, and interaction between the students and faculty occur using a “virtual classroom.” Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas and associateÂ's degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions also is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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