Everest University-Lakeland

995 E Memorial Blvd Suite110
Lakeland, FL 33801-0000
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 less than the state average of 54%.
  • Everest University-Lakeland is one of 2 community colleges within Polk County, FL.
  • The nearest community college is Polk State College (14.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 37% 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 staff38 staff
Everest University-Lakeland Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 367 has declined by 29% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment367 students1,230 students
Everest University-Lakeland Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio37:138:1
Everest University-Lakeland Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students263 students537 students
Everest University-Lakeland Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students104 students693 students
Everest University-Lakeland Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Everest University-Lakeland Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
Everest University-Lakeland Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
18%
24%
Everest University-Lakeland Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
25%
17%
Everest University-Lakeland Black (2007-2016)
% White
48%
46%
Everest University-Lakeland White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Everest University-Lakeland More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
2%
7%
Everest University-Lakeland Unknown (2007-2016)
Everest University-Lakeland Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.670.70
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 $15,011. The private state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,940$15,011
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%86%
Everest University-Lakeland Percent Admitted (2007-2011)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,233 per year for in-state students and $11,756 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,011 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.