Everest College-Henderson

  • Mission of Las Vegas 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.
School Highlights
  • Everest College-Henderson serves 800 students (74% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the state community college average of 37:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Everest College-Henderson is one of 6 community colleges within Clark County, NV.
  • The nearest community college to Everest College-Henderson is The Art Institute of Las Vegas (2.5 miles away).

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Everest College-Henderson places among the top 20% of community colleges in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Everest College-Henderson(NV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty20 staff40 staff
Everest College-Henderson Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Everest College-Henderson has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Everest College-Henderson diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment800 students3,024 students
Everest College-Henderson Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio40:137:1
Everest College-Henderson Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students595 students919 students
Everest College-Henderson Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students205 students2,105 students
Everest College-Henderson Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Everest College-Henderson Enrollment Breakdown NV All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Everest College-Henderson American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2016)
% Asian
6%
8%
Everest College-Henderson Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
33%
24%
Everest College-Henderson Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
18%
8%
Everest College-Henderson Black (2008-2016)
% White
30%
47%
Everest College-Henderson White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
4%
1%
Everest College-Henderson Hawaiian (2011-2016)
% Two or more races
7%
3%
Everest College-Henderson More (2010-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
7%
Everest College-Henderson Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.760.70
Everest College-Henderson Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
59%
54%
Everest College-Henderson Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,500$32,800
Everest College-Henderson Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,000 is less than the state average of $15,288. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,000$15,288
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%75%
Everest College-Henderson % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,833$11,833
Everest College-Henderson Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,767$6,195
Everest College-Henderson Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate54%54%
Everest College-Henderson Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Las Vegas College was founded by Betty Krolak in 1979 under the name Krolak Business Institute. Barbara A. and E. T. Paulus purchased the Institute in December of 1980 and incorporated it under the name of TO-Ba Corporation. The Institute was granted a license to award Associate degrees on January 7, 1986, and the Institute´s name was changed to Las Vegas Business College. The college was acquired by Rhodes Colleges, Inc. on October 17, 1996. At that time, the name of the institution was changed to Las Vegas College. To better accomodate the needs of the students and community, Las Vegas College added the Henderson, NV campus in addition to its Las Vegas location. In 2005, the Las Vegas Campus merged with the Henderson campus. 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. Las Vegas College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award occupational associate's degrees and diplomas.

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