Everest University-Brandon

3924 Coconut Palm Dr
Tampa, FL 33619
Tel: (813)621-0041
4,876 students
Private for-profit
Everest University-Brandon campus offers men and women with career training and life skills needed to excel in their chosen field. We’ve designed each class to help you understand vital concepts quickly and easily. We think you’ll learn better by actually getting hands-on training, rather than just sitting in a lecture room. So our classes are designed to get you involved. We incorporate hands-on training within the lab portions of our programs. Our teachers are professionals in their field, and will give you practical advice in each subject area--based on their real-world experience. They’ll make these subjects come alive through inspirational class discussions, innovative classroom projects, and as they share their experiences from their professional life. Our students work in small work teams which encourages group discussion. When classes are divided into small work teams it allows instructors to give more specialized attention to each group. This teaching method allows instructors to move throughout the room and talk with groups and students one-on-one. Our Career Services team is dedicated to helping you prepare for your new career upon graduation. They have a strong network of employers who know the value of our graduates. We’ll connect you with job listings, and help fine-tune your resume and interviewing techniques.
School Highlights
Everest University-Brandon serves 4,876 students (49% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Everest University-Brandon is one of 8 community colleges within Hillsborough County, FL.
The nearest community college is Fortis College-Tampa (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 315% over five years.
College Everest University-Brandon Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 83 staff
61 staff
Everest University-Brandon Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,876 has grown by 147% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,876 students 1,315 students
Everest University-Brandon Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,387 students
815 students
Everest University-Brandon Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,489 students
1,061 students
Everest University-Brandon Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Everest University-Brandon Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 2,346 students 807 students
# Graduate Students 41 students 23 students
Everest University-Brandon Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everest University-Brandon American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Everest University-Brandon Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Everest University-Brandon Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Everest University-Brandon Black (2006-2013)
% White
Everest University-Brandon White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Everest University-Brandon More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Everest University-Brandon Unknown (2006-2013)
Everest University-Brandon 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. 0.65 0.70
Everest University-Brandon Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,156 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,156 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,156 $5,590
Everest University-Brandon In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,156 $10,086
Everest University-Brandon Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
Everest University-Brandon % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis College-Tampa
    Private for-profit
    11 students | 0.70 Mi3910 US Hwy 301 N Suite 200
    Tampa, FL 33619
  • Remington College-Tampa Campus
    Private not-for-profit
    190 students | 2.10 Mi6302 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Ste 400
    Tampa, FL 33619
  • 294 students | 2.60 Mi5701 E. Hillsborough Ave.
    Tampa, FL 33610
  • 558 students | 4.30 Mi119 N Glen Arven Ave
    Temple Terrace, FL 33617
  • 26,590 students | 7.20 Mi39 Columbia Drive
    Tampa, FL 33606
Did You Know?
For Tampa private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,896 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Tampa 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 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Tampa is Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.