Everest University-Orange Park

Tel: (904)264-9122
707 students
Private for-profit
The Orange Park campus of Everest University, located 805 Wells Road, Orange Park, FL 32073, opened in May 2004 as Florida Metropolitan University, and was renamed to Everest University in November 2007. To date, there are approximately 1,200 students attending. The campus consists of three separate buildings with ample parking and easy accessibility for public transit. As a vital member of the Clay County community, it was twice named a finalist as the Chamber of Commerce's "Business of the Year." Students are involved in many community events throughout the year. Every May, Orange Park campus sponsors a Community Care Day in which Fox TV conducts Hurricane Preparedness Seminars, ID registration for children, and free food and entertainment for over 2,000 Clay County residents. The campus also sponsors a Breast Cancer Walk, a Muscular Dystrophy event, helps with Salvation Army donations, and conducts various Blood Drives.
School Highlights:
Everest University-Orange Park serves 707 students (72% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the community college average of 38:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 57%.
Everest University-Orange Park is one of 2 community colleges within Clay County, FL.
The nearest community college is Fortis College-Orange Park (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 57% over five years.
College Everest University-Orange Park 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 22 staff
61 staff
Everest University-Orange Park Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 707 has grown by 144% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 707 students 1,296 students
Everest University-Orange Park Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
Everest University-Orange Park Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 506 students
814 students
Everest University-Orange Park Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 201 students
1,040 students
Everest University-Orange Park Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Everest University-Orange Park Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everest University-Orange Park American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Everest University-Orange Park Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Everest University-Orange Park Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Everest University-Orange Park Black (2006-2013)
% White
Everest University-Orange Park White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Everest University-Orange Park More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Everest University-Orange Park Unknown (2006-2013)
Everest University-Orange Park 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 0.68
Everest University-Orange Park Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,796 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,796 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,796 $5,660
Everest University-Orange Park In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,796 $10,250
Everest University-Orange Park Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
Everest University-Orange Park % 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 $7,198 per year for in-state students and $11,659 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 72%. 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.