Everest University-Orange Park

  • The Orange Park campus of Everest University, located 805 Wells Road, Orange Park, FL 32073, opened in May 2004 as Florida Metropolitan University, and was renamed to Everest University in November 2007. To date, there are approximately 1,200 students attending. The campus consists of three separate buildings with ample parking and easy accessibility for public transit. As a vital member of the Clay County community, it was twice named a finalist as the Chamber of Commerce's "Business of the Year." Students are involved in many community events throughout the year. Every May, Orange Park campus sponsors a Community Care Day in which Fox TV conducts Hurricane Preparedness Seminars, ID registration for children, and free food and entertainment for over 2,000 Clay County residents. The campus also sponsors a Breast Cancer Walk, a Muscular Dystrophy event, helps with Salvation Army donations, and conducts various Blood Drives.
School Highlights
  • Everest University-Orange Park serves 558 students (84% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Everest University-Orange Park is one of 2 community colleges within Clay County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Everest University-Orange Park is Fortis College-Orange Park (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Everest University-Orange Park(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty16 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Everest University-Orange Park has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Everest University-Orange Park diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment558 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:138:1
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# Full-Time Students468 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students90 students655 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
24%
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% Black
38%
17%
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% White
44%
69%
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% Two or more races
5%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
-
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Diversity Score0.650.60
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,200$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 stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,940$15,054
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%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 Rate72%74%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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