Everest University-Lakeland

995 E Memorial Blvd Suite110
Lakeland, FL 33801
Tel: (8.6)368-6144
455 students
Private for-profit
At Everest University-Lakeland, we offer students specialized career training through a variety of degree and diploma programs. We are committed in giving our students the proper training needed to succeed in their career choice. Our facility encompasses 30,428 square feet, which includes classrooms, medical and computer laboratories, a library, administrative offices, and student and employee lounges. Our dedicated instructors have real-world experience in order to facilitate learning through small work teams and hands on training. Their mission is to inspire and train students to reach their fullest potential. Our career services team is dedicated to helping our students prepare for employment opportunities through workshops and one-on-one coaching. Our team supports the future graduates as they build their understanding of the competitive job markets and gain confidence in their own core strengths and competencies.
School Highlights
Everest University-Lakeland serves 455 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Everest University-Lakeland is one of 2 community colleges within Polk County, FL.
The nearest community college is Polk State College (14.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
College Everest University-Lakeland 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 17 staff
61 staff
Everest University-Lakeland Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 455 has grown by 39% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 455 students 1,315 students
Everest University-Lakeland Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
Everest University-Lakeland Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 267 students
815 students
Everest University-Lakeland Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 188 students
1,061 students
Everest University-Lakeland Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Everest University-Lakeland Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everest University-Lakeland American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Everest University-Lakeland Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Everest University-Lakeland Black (2006-2013)
% White
Everest University-Lakeland White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
Everest University-Lakeland More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Everest University-Lakeland Unknown (2006-2013)
Everest University-Lakeland 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. 0.67 0.70
Everest University-Lakeland 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-Lakeland In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,156 $10,086
Everest University-Lakeland Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
Everest University-Lakeland % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,195 per year for in-state students and $11,656 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,553 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Florida is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Orlando. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.