Everest College-Salt Lake City

Tel: (801)840-4800
  • Mission of the Mountain West 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-Salt Lake City serves 217 students (72% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
  • Everest College-Salt Lake City is one of 10 community colleges within Salt Lake County, UT.
  • The nearest community college is Salt Lake Community College (2.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 75% over five years.
Everest College-Salt Lake City(UT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty3 staff24 staff
Everest College-Salt Lake City Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 217 has declined by 35% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment217 students914 students
Everest College-Salt Lake City Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio72:131:1
Everest College-Salt Lake City Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students156 students270 students
Everest College-Salt Lake City Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students61 students644 students
Everest College-Salt Lake City Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Everest College-Salt Lake City Enrollment Breakdown UT All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
1%
Everest College-Salt Lake City American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
1%
2%
Everest College-Salt Lake City Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
24%
7%
Everest College-Salt Lake City Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
4%
2%
Everest College-Salt Lake City Black (2007-2016)
% White
49%
79%
Everest College-Salt Lake City White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
7%
1%
Everest College-Salt Lake City Hawaiian (2011-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
1%
Everest College-Salt Lake City More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
7%
5%
Everest College-Salt Lake City Ethnicity Breakdown UT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.690.37
Everest College-Salt Lake City Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
27%
56%
Everest College-Salt Lake City Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2008)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,100$32,700
Everest College-Salt Lake City Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,256 is less than the state average of $14,781. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,256$14,781
Everest College-Salt Lake City In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%89%
Everest College-Salt Lake City % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,633$19,630
Everest College-Salt Lake City Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,000$6,625
Everest College-Salt Lake City Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate77%98%
Everest College-Salt Lake City Percent Admitted (2007-2011)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Everest College offers opportunity and promise to its students by providing quality education in several business-related disciplines. The college was founded in 1982 as Mountainwest Computer School. It was purchased in 1983 and named Mountainwest College of Business and Technology. The college offers Diploma and Associate Degree programs in several disciplines including both day and evening classes, with the most recent addition of Medical Assisting training. The school offers comprehensive programs in the business, administrative, medical, computer, and legal fields. Programs are offered in Accounting, Business, Business Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Massage Therapy, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing/Coding, Paralegal, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technologist and Travel and Tourism. Everest College - Salt Lake City is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award academic associate's degrees and diplomas.

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For Salt Lake County, UT private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,493 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Salt Lake County, UT community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Salt Lake County, UT is Eagle Gate College-Murray. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.