Everglades University

5002 T-Rex Avenue, Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Tel: (561)912-1211
1,451 students
Private, non-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).
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 declined by 13% over five years.
Everglades University (FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs Four or more years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 137 staff 34 staff
Everglades University Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,451 has grown by 27% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,451 students 634 students
Everglades University Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,374 students 468 students
Everglades University Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 77 students 457 students
Everglades University Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Everglades University Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,313 students 468 students
# Graduate Students 61 students 30 students
Everglades University Graduation BreakDown FL All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
Everglades University Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
20%
23%
Everglades University Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
13%
17%
Everglades University Black (2006-2014)
% White
62%
46%
Everglades University White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Everglades University More (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Everglades University Non Resident (2006-2014)
Everglades University 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. 0.56 0.70
Everglades University Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $14,800 is less than the state average of $15,020. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $14,800 $15,020
Everglades University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 86% 73%
Everglades University Percent Admitted (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
December 08, 2016
With the change in energy production trends, sustainable energy technology careers are in high demand, and you can start your training for a highly-demanded career right at your local community college.
December 08, 2016
Learn about how to prepare for your community college's math placement exams, as well as excel in remedial math courses.
December 07, 2016
Today's high school dropout rates call for drastic measures, and community colleges are taking action to help keep students in high school. Learn about their innovative programs and how your local community college is keeping high school students on campus.
Did You Know?
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 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Palm Beach County, FL is Fortis Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.