Everest University-Lakeland

995 E Memorial Blvd Suite110
Lakeland, FL 33801
Tel: (863)686-1444
367 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 367 students (72% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
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 10 teachers has declined by 61% 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 10 staff
62 staff
Everest University-Lakeland Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 367 has declined by 69% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has decreased from 59:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 367 students 1,371 students
Everest University-Lakeland Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1
Everest University-Lakeland Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 263 students
779 students
Everest University-Lakeland Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 104 students
1,083 students
Everest University-Lakeland Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Everest University-Lakeland Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everest University-Lakeland American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
Everest University-Lakeland Asian (2007-2014)
% Hispanic
Everest University-Lakeland Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Everest University-Lakeland Black (2006-2014)
% White
Everest University-Lakeland White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Everest University-Lakeland More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
Everest University-Lakeland Unknown (2006-2014)
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. 0.66 0.70
Everest University-Lakeland Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,940 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,940 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,940 $5,664
Everest University-Lakeland In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,940 $10,360
Everest University-Lakeland Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
Everest University-Lakeland % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,857 per year for in-state students and $10,026 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,178 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 78%. 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Florida is Golf Academy of America-Altamonte Springs. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.