Everest Institute-Decatur (Closed 2012)

2460 Wesley Chapel Rd Ste 25A
Decatur, GA 30035
  • Everest Institute Atlanta–Decatur campus offers career training and life skills needed to excel in various chosen fields. With experienced instructors and attentive small work teams in the classroom, students And the great thing about leaning in an "Everest Institute" environment is that you get to hone your skills by practicing in the real-world environment we provide. Everest instructors will help you learn more efficiently by providing you with active personal participation during training, rather than just sitting in a lecture room. Our classes are designed to get you involved by applying the skills you learn by practicing in a real-world environment. Students work in small work teams encouraging group discussion and receiving specialized attention to each group. This allows instructors to move throughout the room and talk with groups and students one-on-one, and it encourages a practice of teamwork and cooperation among students, just as it will be required when transitioning into their professional environments.
School Highlights

School Overview

    Everest Institute-Decatur(GA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
    Institution ControlPublicPublic
    Number of Programs Offered810

    Student Body

    • The Everest Institute-Decatur diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    % Unknown races
    100%
    9%
    Diversity Score0.000.65
    College Completion Rate (Year 2013)
    66%
    29%
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,200$29,600

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2013)100%93%
      Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2013)$9,500$9,775
      Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2013)$4,652$4,490
      Acceptance Rate (Year 2010)32%71%
      Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

      Nearby Schools

      Recent Articles
      We look at why millions of Americans are choosing community college over a traditional four-year school today.
      Many students enroll in community college with the intent of transferring to a four-year school. Of those who do, many succeed, and yet traditional colleges and universities continue to overlook them. Read on to learn more about why more community college students don’t transfer schools and to receive some tips for making the transfer yourself.
      Community college is the only option for many students who either can’t afford a traditional four-year university or who need a more flexible school environment. Just because community college is different, however, doesn’t mean that its students matter any less. The Aspen Prize exists to encourage community colleges to do more for their students and to continually strive for improvement.
      Did You Know?
      Dekalb County, GA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Dekalb County, GA is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.