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, 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
Everest College-Tacoma Total Faculty (2009-2013)

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 :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
1,266 students
Everest College-Tacoma Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
21:1
Everest College-Tacoma student staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students
862 students
810 students
Everest College-Tacoma Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 41 students
1,017 students
Everest College-Tacoma Part-Time Students (2011-2013)
Everest College-Tacoma sch enrollment Everest College-Tacoma sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Everest College-Tacoma Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
6%
1%
% Hispanic
11%
7%
Everest College-Tacoma Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
16%
12%
Everest College-Tacoma Black (2006-2013)
% White
46%
57%
Everest College-Tacoma White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
10%
2%
Everest College-Tacoma More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
Everest College-Tacoma Unknown (2006-2013)
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
Everest College-Tacoma Diversity Score (2006-2013)

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 $10,260. 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 $10,260
Everest College-Tacoma Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Everest College-Tacoma % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
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.