Everest College-Chesapeake

School Highlights
  • Everest College-Chesapeake serves 671 students (92% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Everest College-Chesapeake is one of 3 community colleges within Chesapeake City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college to Everest College-Chesapeake is Centura College-Chesapeake (1.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Everest College-Chesapeake places among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 233% over five years.
Everest College-Chesapeake(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty20 staff45 staff
Everest College-Chesapeake Total Faculty (2010-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Everest College-Chesapeake has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Everest College-Chesapeake diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment671 students1,577 students
Everest College-Chesapeake Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:136:1
Everest College-Chesapeake Student Staff Ratio (2010-2016)
# Full-Time Students615 students717 students
Everest College-Chesapeake Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students56 students860 students
Everest College-Chesapeake Part-Time Students (2009-2016)
Everest College-Chesapeake Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everest College-Chesapeake American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2013)
% Asian
Everest College-Chesapeake Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Everest College-Chesapeake Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
Everest College-Chesapeake Black (2007-2016)
% White
Everest College-Chesapeake White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Everest College-Chesapeake Hawaiian (2013-2016)
% Two or more races
Everest College-Chesapeake More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Everest College-Chesapeake Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.590.62
Everest College-Chesapeake Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Everest College-Chesapeake Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$23,400$29,400
Everest College-Chesapeake Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,450 is less than the state average of $14,297. The private state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,450$14,297
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%78%
Everest College-Chesapeake % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$10,502
Everest College-Chesapeake Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,040$5,500
Everest College-Chesapeake Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate69%75%
Everest College-Chesapeake Percent Admitted (2007-2011)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Centura College-Chesapeake
    Private, for profit
    131 students | 1.70 Mi932 B Ventures Way
    Chesapeake VA  23320
  • 236 students | 2.30 Mi2211 S Military Hwy
    Chesapeake VA  23320
  • 717 students | 4.40 Mi5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private, for profit
    315 students | 4.40 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk VA  23502
  • ECPI University
    Private, for profit
    12,068 students | 4.60 Mi5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,550 per year for in-state students and $9,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,297 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.