• 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

Altierus Career College-Tampa serves 365 students (98% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 62%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 365 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,940
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 74%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Altierus Career College-Tampa
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
50 staff
128 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Altierus Career College-Tampa has declined by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Altierus Career College-Tampa diversity score of 0.70 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
365 students
3,135 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
357 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
8 students
2,273 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Altierus Career College-Tampa.
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# Undergraduate Students
357 students
862 students
# Graduate Students
11 students
51 students
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FL All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
40%
30%
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% Black
27%
18%
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% White
26%
38%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.70
0.73
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College Completion Rate
0.71%
n/a
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$29,200
$31,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,940 is less than the state average of $15,410. The private state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$14,940
$15,410
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
97%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,500
$10,413
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$12,661
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
74%
74%
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SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 365 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,940
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 74%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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