Everest University-South Orlando

  • Everest University’s South Orlando campus is located in the Greater Orlando metropolitan region in Florida and serves both Orange and Osceola counties. This vibrant, active campus aims to create a successful learning environment not only for its students, but also for its employees by understanding that if employees are happy, students can benefit from a quality education. Opened in 1987 as the former Orlando College, this campus is one of Everest's largest facilities with 60,000 square feet on just one floor and is approximately a quarter-mile long from one end of the facility to the other. Another vital campus initiative is to connect with local neighborhoods in an effort to impact at the community level. It begins with dedicated members of the Everest team and its students by working in every direction to be a partner in the community.
School Highlights
  • Everest University-South Orlando serves 22,535 students (51% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Everest University-South Orlando is one of 14 community colleges within Orange County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Everest University-South Orlando is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Orlando (0.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Everest University-South Orlando places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 242 teachers has grown by 348% over five years.
Everest University-South Orlando(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty242 staff37 staff
Everest University-South Orlando Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Everest University-South Orlando has declined by 32% over five years.
  • The Everest University-South Orlando 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 Enrollment22,535 students1,142 students
Everest University-South Orlando Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio93:138:1
Everest University-South Orlando Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students11,546 students487 students
Everest University-South Orlando Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students10,989 students655 students
Everest University-South Orlando Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Everest University-South Orlando Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students11,469 students487 students
# Graduate Students77 students30 students
Everest University-South Orlando Graduation BreakDown FL All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Everest University-South Orlando Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Everest University-South Orlando Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Everest University-South Orlando Black (2007-2016)
% White
Everest University-South Orlando White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Everest University-South Orlando More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Everest University-South Orlando Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.60
Everest University-South Orlando Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,800$30,300
Everest University-South Orlando Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,752 is less than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,752$15,054
Everest University-South Orlando In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid72%91%
Everest University-South Orlando % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$19,613$11,875
Everest University-South Orlando Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,466$6,334
Everest University-South Orlando Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate52%75%
Everest University-South Orlando Percent Admitted (2008-2011)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Orlando private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,051 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Orlando community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Orlando is Sanford-Brown College-Orlando. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.