Everest College-Tacoma

2156 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
Tel: (253)207-4000
903 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Everest College-Tacoma serves 903 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Everest College-Tacoma is one of 6 community colleges within Pierce County County, WA.
The nearest community college is Bates Technical College (0.9 miles away).

School Overview

Everest College-Tacoma 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
Total Faculty 27 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 903 teachers has grown by 434% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 15:1 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
903 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
862 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 41 students
1,017 students
Everest College-Tacoma sch enrollment Everest College-Tacoma sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
% Hawaiian
6%
1%
% Hispanic
11%
7%
% Black
16%
12%
% White
46%
57%
% Two or more races
10%
2%
% Unknown races
5%
3%
Everest College-Tacoma sch ethnicity Everest College-Tacoma 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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,736 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,736 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,736 $5,740
Everest College-Tacoma In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,736 $10,252
Everest College-Tacoma Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Pierce, WA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,208 per year for in-state students and $8,378 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Pierce, WA 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 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Pierce, WA is Everest College-Tacoma. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.