Everest College-Aurora

  • Our mission is to provide men and women of all ages with the practical skills, education and training needed to excel in their chosen fields.
School Highlights
  • Everest College-Aurora serves 328 students (78% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Everest College-Aurora is one of 6 community colleges within Arapahoe County, CO.
  • The nearest community college to Everest College-Aurora is Platt College-Aurora (2.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Everest College-Aurora places among the top 20% of community colleges in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Everest College-Aurora(CO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty10 staff40 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Everest College-Aurora has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Everest College-Aurora diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment328 students1,643 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:136:1
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# Full-Time Students255 students742 students
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# Part-Time Students73 students901 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
35%
17%
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% Black
24%
5%
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% White
26%
64%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
7%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.750.55
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College Completion Rate
64%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,900$33,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,000 is less than the state average of $15,389. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,000$15,389
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,730
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,139
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Acceptance Rate72%78%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Parks College is a career-oriented institution offering a variety of occupational programs. The College engages in a partnership with students that provides practical academic and experiential educational opportunities. These opportunities prepare students for entry-level positions and continued career development. Our supportive and encouraging learning environment helps students develop self-sufficiency, leadership qualities and appreciation for lifelong learning. W.T. Parks founded the college in 1895 as Modern Business School. In 1923, the school was renamed Parks School of Business Administration. It was the only private business school in the Denver area to be accredited according to college and university standards. Throughout the years, the parent campus of Parks College moved to various locations in the greater Denver area. In response to a growing student body, the college settled into its current location in 1987. The school is located in the northern metropolitan town of Thornton, Colorado. The college became Parks Junior College until its name was changed in 1995 to Parks College. Parks College was renamed Everest College in 2006. 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. Parks College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to grant degrees and certificates.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Platt College-Aurora
    Private, for profit
    208 students | 2.20 Mi3100 South Parker Road
    Aurora CO  80014
    (303)369-5151
    2.20208
  • 7,617 students | 2.70 Mi16000 E CentreTech Pky
    Aurora CO  80011
    (303)360-4700
    2.707,617
  • 489 students | 2.90 Mi1681 S Dayton St
    Denver CO  80247
    (303)751-8700
    2.90489
  • 761 students | 3.50 Mi111 N. Havana Street
    Aurora CO  80010
    (303)861-1151
    3.50761
  • CollegeAmerica-Denver
    Private, non-profit
    407 students | 6.30 Mi1385 S Colorado Blvd., 5th Floor
    Denver CO  80222
    (303)300-8740
    6.30407
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