Everest University-Lakeland

995 E Memorial Blvd Suite110
Lakeland, FL 33801
Tel: (863)686-1444
  • At Everest University-Lakeland, we offer students specialized career training through a variety of degree and diploma programs. We are committed in giving our students the proper training needed to succeed in their career choice. Our facility encompasses 30,428 square feet, which includes classrooms, medical and computer laboratories, a library, administrative offices, and student and employee lounges. Our dedicated instructors have real-world experience in order to facilitate learning through small work teams and hands on training. Their mission is to inspire and train students to reach their fullest potential. Our career services team is dedicated to helping our students prepare for employment opportunities through workshops and one-on-one coaching. Our team supports the future graduates as they build their understanding of the competitive job markets and gain confidence in their own core strengths and competencies.
School Highlights
  • Everest University-Lakeland serves 367 students (72% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Everest University-Lakeland is one of 2 community colleges within Polk County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Everest University-Lakeland is Polk State College (14.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
Everest University-Lakeland(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty10 staff37 staff
Everest University-Lakeland Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Everest University-Lakeland has declined by 29% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Everest University-Lakeland diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment367 students1,142 students
Everest University-Lakeland Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio37:138:1
Everest University-Lakeland Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students263 students487 students
Everest University-Lakeland Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students104 students655 students
Everest University-Lakeland Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Everest University-Lakeland Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Everest University-Lakeland Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Everest University-Lakeland Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Everest University-Lakeland Black (2007-2016)
% White
Everest University-Lakeland White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Everest University-Lakeland More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Everest University-Lakeland Unknown (2007-2016)
Everest University-Lakeland Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.60
Everest University-Lakeland Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,000$30,800
Everest University-Lakeland Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,940 is less than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,940$15,054
Everest University-Lakeland In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%91%
Everest University-Lakeland % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$19,613$12,750
Everest University-Lakeland Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,466$6,334
Everest University-Lakeland Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate75%69%
Everest University-Lakeland Percent Admitted (2007-2011)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Everest University-Lakeland is Polk State College (14.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 16,000 students | 14.30 Mi999 Avenue H NE
    Winter Haven FL  33881
  • Everest University-Brandon
    Private, for profit
    2,460 students | 25.30 Mi3924 Coconut Palm Dr
    Tampa FL  33619
  • 555 students | 26.80 Mi119 N Glen Arven Ave
    Tampa FL  33617
  • 27,298 students | 32.30 Mi39 Columbia Drive
    Tampa FL  33606
  • Everest University-Tampa
    Private, for profit
    537 students | 34.00 Mi3319 W Hillsborough Ave
    Tampa FL  33614
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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,464 per year for in-state students and $11,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,054 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 89%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.