Everest University-Orange Park

Tel: (904)264-9122
686 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 686 students (60% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 48%.
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 - teachers has declined by 100% 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

Student Body

The student population of 686 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 64:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
686 students
1,303 students
Everest University-Orange Park Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
410 students
834 students
Everest University-Orange Park Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 276 students
1,040 students
Everest University-Orange Park Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Everest University-Orange Park sch enrollment Everest University-Orange Park sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Everest University-Orange Park Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Everest University-Orange Park Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
34%
11%
Everest University-Orange Park Black (2006-2012)
% White
52%
66%
Everest University-Orange Park White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Everest University-Orange Park More (2010-2012)
Everest University-Orange Park sch ethnicity Everest University-Orange Park 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. 0.61 0.44
Everest University-Orange Park Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,976 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,976 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,976 $5,890
Everest University-Orange Park In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,976 $10,047
Everest University-Orange Park Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,523 per year for in-state students and $11,805 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,942 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 79%. 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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Florida is Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.