Everest University-South Orlando

9200 Soutpark Center Loop, Orlando
FL, 32819
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33,223 students
Private for-profit
Everest University’s South Orlando campus is located in the Greater Orlando metropolitan region in Florida and serves both Orange and Osceola counties. This vibrant, active campus aims to create a successful learning environment not only for its students, but also for its employees by understanding that if employees are happy, students can benefit from a quality education. Opened in 1987 as the former Orlando College, this campus is one of Everest's largest facilities with 60,000 square feet on just one floor and is approximately a quarter-mile long from one end of the facility to the other. Another vital campus initiative is to connect with local neighborhoods in an effort to impact at the community level. It begins with dedicated members of the Everest team and its students by working in every direction to be a partner in the community.
School Highlights:
Everest University-South Orlando serves 33,223 students (47% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Everest University-South Orlando is one of 16 community colleges within Orange County, FL.
The nearest community college is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Orlando (0.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Everest University-South Orlando 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 33,223 teachers has grown by 1012% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 432:1 has increased from 83:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
33,223 students
1,287 students
Everest University-South Orlando Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
15,565 students
832 students
Everest University-South Orlando Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 17,658 students
1,021 students
Everest University-South Orlando Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Everest University-South Orlando sch enrollment Everest University-South Orlando sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 33,034 students 1,269 students
# Graduate Students 189 students 42 students
Everest University-South Orlando sch graduate Everest University-South Orlando sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Everest University-South Orlando Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
28%
7%
Everest University-South Orlando Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
26%
12%
Everest University-South Orlando Black (2006-2012)
% White
42%
66%
Everest University-South Orlando White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Everest University-South Orlando More (2010-2012)
Everest University-South Orlando sch ethnicity Everest University-South Orlando 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. 0.68 0.45
Everest University-South Orlando Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,616 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,616 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,616 $5,890
Everest University-South Orlando In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,616 $10,050
Everest University-South Orlando Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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