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 22:1.
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
59 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
1,282 students
Everest College-Tacoma Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
22:1
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 Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% 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 Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,736 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,736 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Everest College-Tacoma % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

Recent Articles
Arizona Community Colleges Defunded: What Students Need to Know
Arizona Community Colleges Defunded: What Students Need to Know
Leading the country in slashing public education spending, Arizona voted to defund higher education, including Pima and Maricopa Community College Districts, leaving many Arizona college students wondering what this new state legislation means for the future of their education.
5 Alternative Methods for Earning Community College Credits
Not all community college students spend their winter and summer break on vacation. Some utilize that time to take a few extra classes and earn credits that can help them graduate early. Other students test out of courses and receive credit for work experiences in order to get ahead. In this article, learn about the various methods you can use to pursue extra college credits.
Free Community College Coming Soon? President Obama Hopes So
Earlier this year, President Obama outlined a proposal that would make community college free for millions of community college students. What does it mean for you?
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.