Everest College-Phoenix (Closed 2015)

10400 N. 25th Avenue, Suite 190
Phoenix, AZ 85021-1641
  • 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. The Phoenix campus 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-Phoenix serves 4,102 students (53% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Everest College-Phoenix is one of 25 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college to Everest College-Phoenix is Brookline College-Phoenix (1.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Everest College-Phoenix(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty48 staff66 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Everest College-Phoenix has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Everest College-Phoenix diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,102 students6,476 students
# Full-Time Students2,154 students1,336 students
# Part-Time Students1,948 students5,140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
6%
4%
% Asian
1%
3%
% Hispanic
40%
27%
% Black
12%
6%
% White
33%
52%
% Hawaiian
2%
-
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
5%
Diversity Score0.710.65
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,900$31,100

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,204 is less than the state average of $15,559. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,204$15,559
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)93%84%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$9,500$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$8,640$5,022
Acceptance Rate (Year 2011)45%96%
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Everest College opened its doors in 1982 as the Academy of Business College. The original focus of the school was business, however its course offerings soon expanded to include computer, medical and legal curriculums. We have a unique way of providing high-quality instruction and training services to students. Our educational approach involves making you, a vital member of our student body, the number one priority. Specifically, your total academic experience will include important roles as a student, a customer, and a guest, at our school. This school voluntarily undergoes periodic accrediting evaluations by teams of qualified examiners including subject experts and specialists in occupational education and private school administration. 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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brookline College-Phoenix
    Private, for profit
    1,468 students | 1.10 Mi2445 W. Dunlap Ave., Ste. 100
    Phoenix AZ  85021
    (602)242-6265
    1.101,468
  • Carrington College-Phoenix
    Private, for profit
    617 students | 1.40 Mi8503 N 27th Ave.
    Phoenix AZ  85051
    (602)393-5900
    1.40617
  • Brown Mackie College-Phoenix
    Private, for profit
    648 students | 1.90 Mi13430 N Black Canyon Ste. 190
    Phoenix AZ  85029
    (602)337-3044
    1.90648
  • Arizona College-Glendale
    Private, for profit
    630 students | 2.50 Mi4425 W Olive Avenue Suite 300
    Glendale AZ  85302
    (602)222-9300
    2.50630
  • Arizona Automotive Institute
    Private, for profit
    628 students | 4.00 Mi6829 N 46th Ave
    Glendale AZ  85301
    (623)934-7273
    4.00628
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