Everest College-Aurora

14280 East Jewell Ave, Aurora
CO, 80012-5692
Tel: (303)745-6244
413 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.
School Highlights:
Everest College-Aurora serves 413 students (74% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Everest College-Aurora is one of 4 community colleges within Arapahoe County, CO.
The nearest community college is Platt College-Aurora (2.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Everest College-Aurora 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 413 teachers has grown by 369% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
413 students
1,287 students
Everest College-Aurora Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
307 students
832 students
Everest College-Aurora Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 106 students
1,021 students
Everest College-Aurora Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Everest College-Aurora sch enrollment Everest College-Aurora sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Everest College-Aurora Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
27%
7%
Everest College-Aurora Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
27%
12%
Everest College-Aurora Black (2006-2012)
% White
35%
66%
Everest College-Aurora White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
8%
2%
Everest College-Aurora More (2009-2012)
Everest College-Aurora sch ethnicity Everest College-Aurora 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. 0.72 0.45
Everest College-Aurora Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,660 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,660 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,660 $5,845
Everest College-Aurora In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,660 $10,047
Everest College-Aurora Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Parks College is a career-oriented institution offering a variety of occupational programs. The College engages in a partnership with students that provides practical academic and experiential educational opportunities. These opportunities prepare students for entry-level positions and continued career development. Our supportive and encouraging learning environment helps students develop self-sufficiency, leadership qualities and appreciation for lifelong learning. W.T. Parks founded the college in 1895 as Modern Business School. In 1923, the school was renamed Parks School of Business Administration. It was the only private business school in the Denver area to be accredited according to college and university standards. Throughout the years, the parent campus of Parks College moved to various locations in the greater Denver area. In response to a growing student body, the college settled into its current location in 1987. The school is located in the northern metropolitan town of Thornton, Colorado. The college became Parks Junior College until its name was changed in 1995 to Parks College. Parks College was renamed Everest College in 2006. 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. Here at our campus, 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. Parks College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to grant degrees and certificates.

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For Aurora public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,707 per year for in-state students and $10,590 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,951 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Aurora is 100%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Aurora 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 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Aurora is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.