Everest University-Orange Park

Tel: (904)264-9122
707 students
Private for-profit
The Orange Park campus of Everest University, located 805 Wells Road, Orange Park, FL 32073, opened in May 2004 as Florida Metropolitan University, and was renamed to Everest University in November 2007. To date, there are approximately 1,200 students attending. The campus consists of three separate buildings with ample parking and easy accessibility for public transit. As a vital member of the Clay County community, it was twice named a finalist as the Chamber of Commerce's "Business of the Year." Students are involved in many community events throughout the year. Every May, Orange Park campus sponsors a Community Care Day in which Fox TV conducts Hurricane Preparedness Seminars, ID registration for children, and free food and entertainment for over 2,000 Clay County residents. The campus also sponsors a Breast Cancer Walk, a Muscular Dystrophy event, helps with Salvation Army donations, and conducts various Blood Drives.
School Highlights:
Everest University-Orange Park serves 707 students (72% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of -92%.
Everest University-Orange Park is one of 2 community colleges within Clay County, FL.
The nearest community college is Fortis College-Orange Park (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 57% over five years.
Everest University-Orange Park Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 22 staff
59 staff
Everest University-Orange Park Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 707 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
707 students
1,282 students
Everest University-Orange Park Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
Everest University-Orange Park student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
506 students
810 students
Everest University-Orange Park Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 201 students
1,017 students
Everest University-Orange Park Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Everest University-Orange Park Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everest University-Orange Park American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Everest University-Orange Park Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Everest University-Orange Park Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Everest University-Orange Park Black (2006-2013)
% White
Everest University-Orange Park White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Everest University-Orange Park More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Everest University-Orange Park Unknown (2006-2013)
Everest University-Orange Park 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. 0.61 0.53
Everest University-Orange Park Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,796 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,796 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,796 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,796 $10,294
Everest University-Orange Park Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
Everest University-Orange Park % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,668 per year for in-state students and $10,359 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,237 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida 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 -1.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Florida is Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.