Everglades University

5002 T-Rex Avenue, Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0000
Tel: (561)912-1211
  • 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.
School Highlights
  • Everglades University serves 1,451 students (95% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Everglades University is one of 7 community colleges within Palm Beach County, FL.
  • The nearest community college is Cambridge Institute of Health & Technology (3.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 137 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Everglades University(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty137 staff38 staff
Everglades University Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,451 has grown by 27% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,451 students1,230 students
Everglades University Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:138:1
Everglades University Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,374 students537 students
Everglades University Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students77 students693 students
Everglades University Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Everglades University Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students1,313 students537 students
# Graduate Students61 students53 students
Everglades University Graduation BreakDown FL All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
Everglades University Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
20%
24%
Everglades University Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
13%
17%
Everglades University Black (2007-2016)
% White
62%
46%
Everglades University White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Everglades University More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Everglades University Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
-
7%
Everglades University Unknown (2010-2011)
Everglades University 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.0.560.70
Everglades University Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$47,500$30,800
Everglades University Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2012-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,000 is more than the state average of $15,011. The private state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,000$15,011
Everglades University In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%91%
Everglades University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$44,150$12,750
Everglades University Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,334
Everglades University Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate86%86%
Everglades University Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Palm Beach County, FL 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 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Palm Beach County, FL is Fortis Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.