Everest University-Lakeland

  • 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 stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Everest University-Lakeland has stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment367 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio37:138:1
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# Full-Time Students263 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students104 students655 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
18%
24%
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% Black
25%
17%
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% White
48%
69%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
-
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Diversity Score0.670.60
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,000$30,300
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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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$19,613$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,466$6,334
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Acceptance Rate75%75%
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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
    (863)297-1000
    14.3016,000
  • Everest University-Brandon
    Private, for profit
    2,460 students | 25.30 Mi3924 Coconut Palm Dr
    Tampa FL  33619
    (813)621-0041
    25.302,460
  • 555 students | 26.80 Mi119 N Glen Arven Ave
    Tampa FL  33617
    (813)988-5131
    26.80555
  • 27,298 students | 32.30 Mi39 Columbia Drive
    Tampa FL  33606
    (813)253-7000
    32.3027,298
  • Everest University-Tampa
    Private, for profit
    537 students | 34.00 Mi3319 W Hillsborough Ave
    Tampa FL  33614
    (813)879-6000
    34.00537
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