Everglades University

5002 T-Rex Avenue Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Tel: (5.6)191-2121
1,252 students
Public institution
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 1,252 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the community college average of 38:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
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 132 teachers has grown by 450% over five years.
College Everglades University Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 132 staff
61 staff
Everglades University Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,252 has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,252 students 1,296 students
Everglades University Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
Everglades University Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,252 students
814 students
Everglades University Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 51 students
1,040 students
Everglades University Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Everglades University Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,184 students 802 students
# Graduate Students 15 students 23 students
Everglades University Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everglades University American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Everglades University Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Everglades University Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Everglades University Black (2006-2013)
% White
Everglades University White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Everglades University More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Everglades University Unknown (2009-2013)
% Non Resident races
Everglades University Non Resident (2006-2013)
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 0.68
Everglades University Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,400 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,400 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,400 $5,660
Everglades University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,400 $10,250
Everglades University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 91%
Everglades University Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Palm Beach County, FL is Medvance Institute-West Palm. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.