Everest University-Orange Park

Tel: (904)264-9122
  • 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 54%.
  • Everest University-Orange Park is one of 2 community colleges within Clay County, FL.
  • The nearest community college is Fortis College-Orange Park (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 52% 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 staff38 staff
Everest University-Orange Park Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 558 has declined by 20% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment558 students1,230 students
Everest University-Orange Park Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio35:138:1
Everest University-Orange Park Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students468 students537 students
Everest University-Orange Park Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students90 students693 students
Everest University-Orange Park Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Everest University-Orange Park Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
2%
Everest University-Orange Park Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
8%
24%
Everest University-Orange Park Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
38%
17%
Everest University-Orange Park Black (2007-2016)
% White
44%
46%
Everest University-Orange Park White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
5%
2%
Everest University-Orange Park More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
7%
Everest University-Orange Park Unknown (2007-2016)
Everest University-Orange Park 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.0.650.70
Everest University-Orange Park Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,200$30,800
Everest University-Orange Park 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 stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,940$15,011
Everest University-Orange Park In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%91%
Everest University-Orange Park % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$19,613$12,750
Everest University-Orange Park Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,466$6,334
Everest University-Orange Park Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate72%86%
Everest University-Orange Park Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
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.