Everest University-Tampa

  • Tracing its roots to 1890, Everest University-Tampa can rightfully claim to be the oldest, continuously operating business college in the State of Florida. Our modern labs and classrooms offer all the modern amenities for the 21st century student. We specialize in offering short-term career training in Allied Health fields such as Medical Assistant and Massage Therapy and Trades programs such as Electrician and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. Our more advanced programs allow a student to pursue Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s degrees in such fields as accounting, business, criminal justice, medical insurance billing and coding, and paralegal. We’ve designed each class to help you understand vital concepts quickly and easily. To create a sense of community within our school, we plan events throughout the school year. We have quarterly Student Appreciation Days filled with food, fun and activities incorporating seasonal events, such as Halloween costume contests, Constitutional activities and Spring Fests. Our campus also offers a tutoring program that is staffed by Student Ambassadors and organized by our Student Services Coordinator. We offer tutoring in diverse subjects ranging from medical diploma subjects to accounting, business, and finance.
School Highlights
  • Everest University-Tampa serves 537 students (81% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Everest University-Tampa is one of 5 community colleges within Hillsborough County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Everest University-Tampa is Sanford-Brown College-Online (2.2 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Everest University-Tampa(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty25 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Everest University-Tampa has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Everest University-Tampa diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment537 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:138:1
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# Full-Time Students433 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students104 students655 students
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# Undergraduate Students422 students487 students
# Graduate Students11 students30 students
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
30%
24%
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% Black
28%
17%
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% White
31%
69%
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% Two or more races
5%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
-
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Diversity Score0.730.60
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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 Aid97%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 Rate74%74%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Tampa community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Tampa is Everest University-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.