Everest College-Portland

425 SW Washington, Portland
OR, 97204-2296
Tel: (503)222-3225
329 students
Private for-profit

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Our mission is to provide men and women of all ages with the practical skills, education and training needed to excel in their chosen fields. The Portland campus thus provides an invaluable and timely service to society by preparing candidates to meet and exceed existing needs in the employment arena. We are totally committed to this objective and to the success of our students.
School Highlights:
Everest College-Portland serves 329 students (40% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 18%.
Everest College-Portland is one of 7 community colleges within Multnomah County, OR.
The nearest community college is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland (0.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Everest College-Portland Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 329 teachers has grown by 169% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
329 students
1,287 students
Everest College-Portland Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
133 students
832 students
Everest College-Portland Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 196 students
1,021 students
Everest College-Portland Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Everest College-Portland sch enrollment Everest College-Portland sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Everest College-Portland Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
13%
7%
Everest College-Portland Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
9%
12%
Everest College-Portland Black (2006-2012)
% White
67%
66%
Everest College-Portland White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Everest College-Portland More (2009-2012)
Everest College-Portland sch ethnicity Everest College-Portland sta ethnicity
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. 0.52 0.45
Everest College-Portland Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,212 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,212 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,212 $5,845
Everest College-Portland In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,212 $10,047
Everest College-Portland Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The Portland campus of Everest College was established in 1955. A leader right from the start, we are proud to have been the first college in Oregon to offer data processing skills as well as hands-on classroom training with actual computer equipment. In late 2005, the campus changed its name from Western Business College. This change reflected the diverse selection of fields offered beyond Business including Medical, Criminal Justice, and Travel. Some notable features of the Portland campus include small class sizes that average from 20 to 25 students, access to the Multnomah County Library, reference library and an extensive laSw library. Usage of available Internet connections, access to 23 high-tech classrooms and a spacious student lounge, which are housed in a six-story building with 26,000 square feet of space. Our programs emphasize real-world training that is tailored to meet the needs of potential employers. The fields of study focus on industries that offer solid, long-term career opportunities for graduates. we maintain a well-defined program philosophy of providing a quality education that emphasizes practical skills; employ a highly skilled and dedicated faculty; and cater to students seeking a strong knowledge base and the experience needed to succeed in their chosen fields. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas and occupational associate's degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education.

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