Everglades University

5002 T-Rex Avenue Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Tel: (5.6)191-2121
1,289 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 1,289 students (96% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Everglades University is one of 7 community colleges within Palm Beach County, FL.
The nearest community college is Cambridge Institute of Health & Technology (3.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 132 teachers has grown by 450% over five years.
Everglades University Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 132 staff
59 staff
Everglades University Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,289 teachers has grown by 83% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,289 students
1,282 students
Everglades University Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
Everglades University student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,238 students
810 students
Everglades University Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 51 students
1,017 students
Everglades University Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Everglades University Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,223 students 784 students
# Graduate Students 15 students 23 students
Everglades University sch graduate Everglades University sta graduate
% 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. 0.50 0.53
Everglades University Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,400 is more than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,400 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,400 $10,294
Everglades University Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
Everglades University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 91%
Everglades University Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Palm Beach, 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, 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 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Palm Beach, FL is Medvance Institute-West Palm. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.