Everest College-Salt Lake City

  • 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 9 community colleges within Salt Lake County, UT.
  • The nearest community college to Everest College-Salt Lake City is Salt Lake Community College (2.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Everest College-Salt Lake City places among the top 20% of community colleges in Utah for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 staff34 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Everest College-Salt Lake City has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Everest College-Salt Lake City diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment217 students914 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio72:130:1
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# Full-Time Students156 students270 students
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# Part-Time Students61 students644 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
24%
7%
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% Black
4%
2%
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% White
49%
79%
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% Hawaiian
7%
1%
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% Two or more races
3%
1%
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% Unknown races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.690.37
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College Completion Rate
27%
41%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,100$32,700
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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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,632$19,629
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,000$6,625
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Acceptance Rate77%77%
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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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