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.
Everest University-Orange Park serves 707 students (71.57% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of -92%.
Everest University-Orange Park is one of 2 community colleges within Clay County