Everest Institute-Decatur

2460 Wesley Chapel Rd, Ste 25A
Decatur, GA 30035
128 students
Private for-profit
Everest Institute Atlanta–Decatur campus offers career training and life skills needed to excel in various chosen fields. With experienced instructors and attentive small work teams in the classroom, students And the great thing about leaning in an "Everest Institute" environment is that you get to hone your skills by practicing in the real-world environment we provide. Everest instructors will help you learn more efficiently by providing you with active personal participation during training, rather than just sitting in a lecture room. Our classes are designed to get you involved by applying the skills you learn by practicing in a real-world environment. Students work in small work teams encouraging group discussion and receiving specialized attention to each group. This allows instructors to move throughout the room and talk with groups and students one-on-one, and it encourages a practice of teamwork and cooperation among students, just as it will be required when transitioning into their professional environments.
School Highlights:
Everest Institute-Decatur serves 128 students (98% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Everest Institute-Decatur is one of 7 community colleges within Dekalb County, GA.
The nearest community college is Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service (1.9 miles away).

School Overview

Everest Institute-Decatur 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 128 teachers has declined by 65% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 54% over five years.
Total Enrollment
128 students
1,303 students
Everest Institute-Decatur Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
126 students
836 students
Everest Institute-Decatur Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2 students
1,046 students
Everest Institute-Decatur Part-Time Students (2011-2012)
Everest Institute-Decatur sch enrollment Everest Institute-Decatur sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Everest Institute-Decatur Asian (2011-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Everest Institute-Decatur Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Everest Institute-Decatur Black (2006-2012)
% White
Everest Institute-Decatur White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Everest Institute-Decatur More (2011-2012)
Everest Institute-Decatur sch ethnicity Everest Institute-Decatur 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. 0.17 0.45
Everest Institute-Decatur Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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De Kalb, GA 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 0.45, which is equal to the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in De Kalb, GA is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.