Everest University-Orange Park

Tel: (904)264-9122
558 students
Pivate, 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 558 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
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 16 teachers has declined by 52% over five years.
College Everest University-Orange Park (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 16 staff 34 staff
Everest University-Orange Park Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 558 has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 558 students 634 students
Everest University-Orange Park Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1 36:1
Everest University-Orange Park Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 468 students 468 students
Everest University-Orange Park Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 90 students 457 students
Everest University-Orange Park Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Everest University-Orange Park Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Everest University-Orange Park Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Everest University-Orange Park Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Everest University-Orange Park Black (2006-2014)
% White
Everest University-Orange Park White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Everest University-Orange Park More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
Everest University-Orange Park Unknown (2006-2011)
Everest University-Orange Park Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups 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-Orange Park Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $14,976 is less than the state average of $15,020. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $14,976 $15,020
Everest University-Orange Park In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 91%
Everest University-Orange Park % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis College-Orange Park
    Pivate, for profit
    312 students | 0.20 Mi560 Wells Road
    Orange Park FL  32073
  • 570 students | 7.50 Mi8226 Phillips Hwy
    Jacksonville FL  32256
  • 285 students | 8.00 Mi4130 Salibury Road North, Suite 1100
    Jacksonville FL  32216
  • 164 students | 8.20 Mi3563 Phillips Highway Building E Suite 501
    Jacksonville FL  32207
  • 340 students | 9.40 Mi10255 Fortune Parkway, Suite 501
    Jacksonville FL  32256
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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,074 per year for in-state students and $11,427 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,020 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 82%. 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 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.