• 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 2,247 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 62%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,247 students
  • Private-state tuition: $18,920
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Everglades University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 123 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Everglades University
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution Level
4 or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private, non-profit
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
123 staff
128 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Everglades University has grown by 54% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The Everglades University diversity score of 0.70 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,247 students
3,135 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,247 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
2,273 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Everglades University and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Everglades University.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of FL.
# Undergraduate Students
1,877 students
862 students
# Graduate Students
341 students
51 students
This chart display graduation rate breakdown of Everglades University
FL All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
22%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Everglades University and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
19%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Everglades University and the percentage of Black community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
45%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Everglades University and the percentage of White community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Everglades University and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Everglades University and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Everglades University.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.70
0.73
This chart display the diversity score of Everglades University and the community college average diversity score of FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$47,500
$31,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Everglades University and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of FL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $18,920 is more than the state average of $15,410. The private state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$18,920
$15,410
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Everglades University and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
85%
88%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Everglades University and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$40,659
$10,413
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Everglades University and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$10,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Everglades University and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
86%
84%
This chart display the percent admitted of Everglades University and the community college average percent admitted of FL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Profile last updated: 06/06/2022

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,247 students
  • Private-state tuition: $18,920
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Palm Beach County, FL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Palm Beach County, FL is Palm Beach State College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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