Everest College-West Los Angeles

  • Our mission is to provide men and women of all ages with the practical skills, education and training needed to excel in their chosen fields. The institute 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-West Los Angeles serves 340 students (83% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Everest College-West Los Angeles is one of 51 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Everest College-West Los Angeles is West Los Angeles College (2.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Everest College-West Los Angeles places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Everest College-West Los Angeles(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty11 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Everest College-West Los Angeles has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Everest College-West Los Angeles diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment340 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:144:1
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# Full-Time Students283 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students57 students5,903 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
1%
13%
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% Hispanic
47%
37%
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% Black
34%
7%
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% White
5%
32%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
7%
3%
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% Unknown races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.650.73
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College Completion Rate
58%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,900$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,500 is less than the state average of $19,157. The private state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,500$19,157
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,882$5,500
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Acceptance Rate57%85%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Everest College first opened its doors in 1962 as the Los Angeles Colleges of Medical and Dental Assistants. The National Education Corporation obtained the schools in 1975 and subsequently changed the name to National Education Center - Everest College. The West Los Angeles campus of Everest College was originally founded as Nova Institute of Health Technology. Nova Institute started in 1987 as a branch of Educorp Career College, which has been in operation since 1969. The school became a free- standing institution in 1990. Corinthian Schools, Inc. (CSi) acquired Nova Institute in 2000 and changed its name to Everest College. The West Los Angeles campus is housed in a building that occupies more than 20,000 square feet of space. The school includes computer laboratories, classrooms, multimedia audio/video studios, administrative offices, a student lounge, a library with Internet access, a testing room, and an on-site clinic including x-ray and ultrasound rooms. Programs Offered at West Los Angeles Campus includes Business Management / Administrative Assistant, Dental Assisting, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing/Coding, Medical Office Management and Pharmacy Technician.

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