Everglades University

  • The mission of Everglades University is to provide quality education to adult learners of diverse backgrounds in a collaborative environment where each individual has the opportunity to achieve personal growth. The University seeks to accomplish its mission by combining small class sizes and innovative programs with traditional academic values. The University supports the academic endeavor through research, scholarly contribution, and service, to deliver graduate and undergraduate programs both on campus and online. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
School Highlights
  • Everglades University serves 2,262 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Everglades University is one of 6 community colleges within Palm Beach County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Everglades University is Fortis Institute (0.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Everglades University places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 123 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Everglades University(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level4 or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty123 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Everglades University has grown by 55% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The Everglades University diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,262 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:138:1
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# Full-Time Students2,262 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students-655 students
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# Undergraduate Students1,921 students487 students
# Graduate Students341 students30 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
20%
24%
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% Black
17%
17%
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% White
49%
69%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
8%
-
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Diversity Score0.680.60
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$47,500$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $18,320 is more than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$18,320$15,054
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid77%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$44,150$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,334
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Acceptance Rate86%86%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Everglades University is Fortis Institute (0.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis Institute
    Private, for profit
    276 students | 0.50 Mi1630 South Congress Avenue, Suite 300
    Lake Worth FL  33461
    (561) 304-3466
    0.50276
  • 28,517 students | 1.40 Mi4200 Congress Ave
    Lake Worth FL  33461
    (561) 967-7222
    1.4028,517
  • Southeastern College
    Private, for profit
    540 students | 4.80 Mi1756 North Congress Ave.
    West Palm Beach FL  33409
    (561) 433-2330
    4.80540
  • 713 students | 8.50 Mi2410 Metrocentre Blvd
    West Palm Beach FL  33407
    (561) 842-8324
    8.50713
  • 210 students | 13.50 Mi5150 Linton Blvd
    Delray Beach FL  33484
    (561) 381-4990
    13.50210
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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,464 per year for in-state students and $11,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,054 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.