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 declined by 8% 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
Everest College-West Los Angeles Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Everest College-West Los Angeles has declined by 15% 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
Everest College-West Los Angeles Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:144:1
Everest College-West Los Angeles Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students283 students1,613 students
Everest College-West Los Angeles Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students57 students5,903 students
Everest College-West Los Angeles Part-Time Students (2009-2016)
Everest College-West Los Angeles Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Everest College-West Los Angeles American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2008)
% Asian
Everest College-West Los Angeles Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Everest College-West Los Angeles Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Everest College-West Los Angeles Black (2007-2016)
% White
Everest College-West Los Angeles White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Everest College-West Los Angeles Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Two or more races
Everest College-West Los Angeles More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Everest College-West Los Angeles Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.73
Everest College-West Los Angeles Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Everest College-West Los Angeles Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,900$34,600
Everest College-West Los Angeles Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Everest College-West Los Angeles In-State Tuition Fees (2011-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%78%
Everest College-West Los Angeles % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,500
Everest College-West Los Angeles Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,882$5,500
Everest College-West Los Angeles Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate57%85%
Everest College-West Los Angeles Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
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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