Everest College-Tacoma places among the top 20% of community colleges in Washington for:
- The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|Everest College-Tacoma||(WA) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Public|
|Total Faculty||25 staff||145 staff|
|Total Enrollment||795 students||4,463 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||32:1||31:1|
|# Full-Time Students||753 students||2,353 students|
|# Part-Time Students||42 students||2,110 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Two or more races|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$28,800||$36,200|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Everest College-Tacoma is Bates Technical College (0.9 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 2,596 students | 0.90 Mi1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma,  WA  98405
- 7,189 students | 4.10 Mi6501 S 19th St
Tacoma,  WA  98466
- 3,682 students | 5.30 Mi4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood,  WA  98499
- 5,927 students | 7.90 Mi9401 Farwest Dr SW
Lakewood,  WA  98498
- 3,671 students | 9.70 Mi1601 39th Ave SE
Puyallup,  WA  98374
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