Everest College-Colorado Springs

Tel: (719)638-6580
  • Our mission at Blair College is to provide men and women of all ages with the practical skills, education and training needed to excel in their chosen fields. The college thus provides an invaluable and timely service to society by preparing candidates to meet and exceed existing needs in the employment arena. We are totally committed to this objective and to the success of our students. Financial is available to those who quality.
School Highlights
  • Everest College-Colorado Springs serves 330 students (82% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Everest College-Colorado Springs is one of 5 community colleges within El Paso County, CO.
  • The nearest community college is CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 150% over five years.
Everest College-Colorado Springs(CO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty40 staff48 staff
Everest College-Colorado Springs Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 330 has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment330 students1,571 students
Everest College-Colorado Springs Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio8:136:1
Everest College-Colorado Springs Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students271 students670 students
Everest College-Colorado Springs Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students59 students901 students
Everest College-Colorado Springs Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Everest College-Colorado Springs Enrollment Breakdown CO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everest College-Colorado Springs American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Everest College-Colorado Springs Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Everest College-Colorado Springs Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Everest College-Colorado Springs Black (2007-2016)
% White
Everest College-Colorado Springs White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
Everest College-Colorado Springs More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Everest College-Colorado Springs Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.710.55
Everest College-Colorado Springs Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Everest College-Colorado Springs Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,500$33,100
Everest College-Colorado Springs Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,400 is less than the state average of $15,389. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,400$15,389
Everest College-Colorado Springs In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%89%
Everest College-Colorado Springs % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$13,000
Everest College-Colorado Springs Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,462$5,139
Everest College-Colorado Springs Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate81%69%
Everest College-Colorado Springs Percent Admitted (2007-2011)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Blair College was founded in Pueblo, Colorado as Brown's School of Business in 1897. In 1918, Mr. and Mrs. George Blair purchased Brown's Business College and renamed it Blair´s Business College. Mr. Floyd Doty assumed ownership of the College in 1938, and in 1953 the College achieved accreditation as a two-year school of business. It was among the first group of business colleges in the United States to be accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). In 1960, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Webster purchased Blair Business College and acted as its president and secretary-treasurer, respectively, until late 1979. 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. Blair College offers many courses online. Online courses are offered through the Internet, and interaction between the students and faculty occur using a “virtual classroom.”

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Did You Know?
Colorado Springs community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Colorado Springs is Everest College-Colorado Springs. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.