Everglades University

5002 T-Rex Avenue, Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Tel: (561)912-1211
1,451 students
Private not-for-profit
The mission of Everglades University is to provide quality education to adult learners of diverse backgrounds in a collaborative environment where each individual has the opportunity to achieve personal growth. The University seeks to accomplish its mission by combining small class sizes and innovative programs with traditional academic values. The University supports the academic endeavor through research, scholarly contribution, and service, to deliver graduate and undergraduate programs both on campus and online.
School Highlights
Everglades University serves 1,451 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Everglades University is one of 7 community colleges within Palm Beach County, FL.
The nearest community college is Cambridge Institute of Health & Technology (3.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 137 teachers has grown by 185% over five years.
College Everglades University Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 137 staff
62 staff
Everglades University Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,451 has grown by 41% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,451 students 1,371 students
Everglades University Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
22:1
Everglades University Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,374 students
779 students
Everglades University Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 77 students
1,083 students
Everglades University Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Everglades University Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,313 students 764 students
# Graduate Students 61 students 36 students
Everglades University Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Everglades University American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2014)
% Asian
1%
5%
Everglades University Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
20%
20%
Everglades University Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
13%
15%
Everglades University Black (2006-2014)
% White
62%
49%
Everglades University White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Everglades University More (2007-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Everglades University Non Resident (2006-2014)
Everglades University 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. 0.56 0.70
Everglades University Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,000 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,000 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,000 $5,664
Everglades University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,000 $10,360
Everglades University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
90%
Everglades University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 86%
80%
Everglades University Percent Admitted (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

Did You Know?
For Palm Beach County, FL private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,237 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Palm Beach County, FL 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 Palm Beach County, FL is Fortis Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.