Everest College-Portland

  • 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 Portland 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-Portland serves 161 students (36% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
  • Everest College-Portland is one of 6 community colleges within Multnomah County, OR.
  • The nearest community college to Everest College-Portland is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland (0.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Everest College-Portland places among the top 20% of community colleges in Oregon for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Everest College-Portland(OR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty10 staff105 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Everest College-Portland has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Everest College-Portland diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment161 students2,071 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:128:1
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# Full-Time Students58 students844 students
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# Part-Time Students103 students1,227 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
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% Asian
3%
4%
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% Hispanic
13%
10%
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% Black
9%
2%
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% White
60%
66%
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% Hawaiian
2%
-
% Two or more races
8%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
13%
Diversity Score0.610.53
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College Completion Rate
37%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,300$32,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $14,400 is more than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $14,400 is more than the state average of $8,497. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$14,400$5,223
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Out-State Tuition Fees$14,400$8,497
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid63%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$15,375
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$6,156
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Acceptance Rate60%100%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The Portland campus of Everest College was established in 1955. A leader right from the start, we are proud to have been the first college in Oregon to offer data processing skills as well as hands-on classroom training with actual computer equipment. In late 2005, the campus changed its name from Western Business College. This change reflected the diverse selection of fields offered beyond Business including Medical, Criminal Justice, and Travel. Some notable features of the Portland campus include small class sizes that average from 20 to 25 students, access to the Multnomah County Library, reference library and an extensive laSw library. Usage of available Internet connections, access to 23 high-tech classrooms and a spacious student lounge, which are housed in a six-story building with 26,000 square feet of space. 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. 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. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas and occupational associate's degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education.

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