Everest University-Tampa

3319 W Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL 33614
864 students
Private for-profit
Tracing its roots to 1890, Everest University-Tampa can rightfully claim to be the oldest, continuously operating business college in the State of Florida. Our modern labs and classrooms offer all the modern amenities for the 21st century student. We specialize in offering short-term career training in Allied Health fields such as Medical Assistant and Massage Therapy and Trades programs such as Electrician and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. Our more advanced programs allow a student to pursue Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s degrees in such fields as accounting, business, criminal justice, medical insurance billing and coding, and paralegal. We’ve designed each class to help you understand vital concepts quickly and easily. To create a sense of community within our school, we plan events throughout the school year. We have quarterly Student Appreciation Days filled with food, fun and activities incorporating seasonal events, such as Halloween costume contests, Constitutional activities and Spring Fests. Our campus also offers a tutoring program that is staffed by Student Ambassadors and organized by our Student Services Coordinator. We offer tutoring in diverse subjects ranging from medical diploma subjects to accounting, business, and finance.
School Highlights:
Everest University-Tampa serves 864 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Everest University-Tampa is one of 8 community colleges within Hillsborough County, FL.
The nearest community college is International Academy of Design and Technology-Online (3.1 miles away).

School Overview

Everest University-Tampa 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 864 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 109:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
864 students
1,303 students
Everest University-Tampa Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
480 students
836 students
Everest University-Tampa Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 384 students
1,046 students
Everest University-Tampa Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Everest University-Tampa sch enrollment Everest University-Tampa sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 841 students 1,283 students
# Graduate Students 23 students 42 students
Everest University-Tampa sch graduate Everest University-Tampa sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Everest University-Tampa Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
Everest University-Tampa Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Everest University-Tampa Black (2006-2012)
% White
Everest University-Tampa White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Everest University-Tampa More (2010-2012)
Everest University-Tampa sch ethnicity Everest University-Tampa 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. 0.70 0.45
Everest University-Tampa Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,336 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,336 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,336 $5,940
Everest University-Tampa In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,336 $10,072
Everest University-Tampa Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Tampa 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 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Tampa is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.