Everest College-Colorado Springs

  • 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 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Everest College-Colorado Springs(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty40 staff54 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Everest College-Colorado Springs has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 53:1 over five years.
The Everest College-Colorado Springs diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment330 students1,530 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:130:1
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# Full-Time Students271 students670 students
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# Part-Time Students59 students860 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
19%
21%
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% Black
16%
5%
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% White
46%
57%
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% Hawaiian
3%
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% Two or more races
11%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score0.710.62
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College Completion Rate
52%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,500$33,100
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $14,400 is less than the state average of $16,963. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,400$16,963
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,730
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,461$5,139
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Acceptance Rate81%78%
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Source: 2019 (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.�

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Everest College-Colorado Springs is CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs (2.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs
    Private not-for-profit
    143 students | 2.60 Mi3645 Citadel Drive South
    Colorado Springs CO  80909
    (719) 622-00000000
    2.60143
  • 146 students | 3.00 Mi1079 Space Center Drive, Suite 140
    Colorado Springs CO  80915
    (719) 208-3800
    3.00146
  • 598 students | 3.10 Mi2315 East Pikes Peak Avenue
    Colorado Springs CO  80909
    (719) 633-00000000
    3.10598
  • 13,204 students | 3.90 Mi5675 S Academy Blvd
    Colorado Springs CO  80906
    (719) 502-2000
    3.9013,204
  • 6,197 students | 38.00 Mi900 West Orman Avenue
    Pueblo CO  81004
    (719) 549-3200
    38.006,197
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