Everest College-Thornton

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School Highlights
  • Everest College-Thornton serves 342 students (76% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Everest College-Thornton is one of 5 community colleges within Adams County, CO.
  • The nearest community college to Everest College-Thornton is Pima Medical Institute-Denver (2.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Everest College-Thornton places among the top 20% of community colleges in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Everest College-Thornton(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty16 staff40 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Everest College-Thornton has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Everest College-Thornton diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment342 students1,643 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:136:1
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# Full-Time Students261 students742 students
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# Part-Time Students81 students901 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
41%
17%
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% Black
4%
5%
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% White
40%
64%
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% Two or more races
7%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.660.55
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College Completion Rate
56%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,900$33,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,000 is less than the state average of $15,389. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,000$15,389
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Tuition NotesCall and check credits earned that can be applied. Start year was 2003. 15 years will any credits count. Loan was paid off.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,730
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,139
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Acceptance Rate64%78%
This chart display the percent admitted of Everest College-Thornton and the community college average percent admitted of CO by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Boxing, Gymnastics, WrestlingBasketball, Boxing,
Gymnastics, Wrestling,
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • At Parks College, we offer an essential course, Career Skills, which grooms you for personal and professional development in the employment arena. 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. Here at our campus, 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.Parks College offers many courses online. Online courses are offered through the Internet, and interaction between the students and faculty occur using a "virtual classroom."Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas and 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. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions also is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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