Everest College-Tacoma

2156 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402-3004
School Highlights
  • Everest College-Tacoma serves 795 students (95% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
  • Everest College-Tacoma is one of 6 community colleges within Pierce County, WA.
  • The nearest community college to Everest College-Tacoma is Bates Technical College (0.9 miles away).

Top Placements

Everest College-Tacoma places among the top 20% of community colleges in Washington for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Everest College-Tacoma(WA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty25 staff145 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Everest College-Tacoma has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Everest College-Tacoma diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment795 students4,463 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:131:1
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# Full-Time Students753 students2,353 students
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# Part-Time Students42 students2,110 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
5%
7%
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% Hispanic
11%
10%
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% Black
14%
4%
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% White
46%
59%
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% Hawaiian
7%
1%
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% Two or more races
10%
5%
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% Unknown races
5%
7%
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Diversity Score0.740.62
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College Completion Rate
68%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,800$36,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,500 is less than the state average of $14,830. The private state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,500$14,830
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%71%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$10,614
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,830
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Acceptance Rate60%60%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Pierce County, WA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,513 per year for in-state students and $9,089 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Pierce County, WA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Pierce County, WA is Everest College-Tacoma. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.