Everest College-Colorado Springs

Tel: (719)638-6580
405 students
Private for-profit
Our mission at Blair College is to provide men and women of all ages with the practical skills, education and training needed to excel in their chosen fields. The college thus provides an invaluable and timely service to society by preparing candidates to meet and exceed existing needs in the employment arena. We are totally committed to this objective and to the success of our students.
School Highlights:
Everest College-Colorado Springs serves 405 students (75% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Everest College-Colorado Springs is one of 7 community colleges within El Paso County, CO.
The nearest community college is College America-Colorado Springs (2.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Everest College-Colorado Springs 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 405 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 53:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
405 students
1,303 students
Everest College-Colorado Springs Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
303 students
834 students
Everest College-Colorado Springs Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 102 students
1,040 students
Everest College-Colorado Springs Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Everest College-Colorado Springs sch enrollment Everest College-Colorado Springs sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Everest College-Colorado Springs Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
21%
7%
Everest College-Colorado Springs Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
14%
11%
Everest College-Colorado Springs Black (2006-2012)
% White
50%
66%
Everest College-Colorado Springs White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
9%
2%
Everest College-Colorado Springs More (2010-2012)
Everest College-Colorado Springs sch ethnicity Everest College-Colorado Springs 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 0.44
Everest College-Colorado Springs Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,040 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 $14,040 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,040 $5,890
Everest College-Colorado Springs In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,040 $10,047
Everest College-Colorado Springs Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Blair College was founded in Pueblo, Colorado as Brown's School of Business in 1897. In 1918, Mr. and Mrs. George Blair purchased Brown's Business College and renamed it Blair´s Business College. Mr. Floyd Doty assumed ownership of the College in 1938, and in 1953 the College achieved accreditation as a two-year school of business. It was among the first group of business colleges in the United States to be accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). In 1960, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Webster purchased Blair Business College and acted as its president and secretary-treasurer, respectively, until late 1979. Our programs emphasize real-world training that is tailored to meet the needs of potential employers. The fields of study focus on industries that offer solid, long-term career opportunities for graduates. Here at our campus, we maintain a well-defined program philosophy of providing a quality education that emphasizes practical skills; employ a highly skilled and dedicated faculty; and cater to students seeking a strong knowledge base and the experience needed to succeed in their chosen fields. Blair College offers many courses online. Online courses are offered through the Internet, and interaction between the students and faculty occur using a “virtual classroom.”

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