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 is Pima Medical Institute-Denver (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
Everest College-Thornton(CO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty16 staff48 staff
Everest College-Thornton Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 342 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's 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 students1,571 students
Everest College-Thornton Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:136:1
Everest College-Thornton Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students261 students670 students
Everest College-Thornton Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students81 students901 students
Everest College-Thornton Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Everest College-Thornton Enrollment Breakdown CO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everest College-Thornton American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2016)
% Asian
Everest College-Thornton Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Everest College-Thornton Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Everest College-Thornton Black (2007-2016)
% White
Everest College-Thornton White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Everest College-Thornton More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Everest College-Thornton Ethnicity Breakdown CO 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.0.660.55
Everest College-Thornton Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Everest College-Thornton Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,900$33,100
Everest College-Thornton Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Everest College-Thornton In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%89%
Everest College-Thornton % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$13,000
Everest College-Thornton Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,139
Everest College-Thornton Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate64%69%
Everest College-Thornton Percent Admitted (2007-2011)
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 associateÂ'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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