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 2,424 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Everglades University is one of 6 community colleges within Palm Beach County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Everglades University is Cambridge Institute of Health & Technology (3.4 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 155 teachers has grown by 13% 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 Faculty155 staff37 staff
Everglades University Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Everglades University has grown by 67% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The Everglades University diversity score of -10.00 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has declined by 1885% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,424 students1,142 students
Everglades University Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:138:1
Everglades University Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,424 students487 students
Everglades University Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students77 students655 students
Everglades University Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Everglades University Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students2,089 students487 students
# Graduate Students61 students30 students
Everglades University Graduation BreakDown FL All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Everglades University Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Everglades University Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Everglades University Black (2007-2016)
% White
Everglades University White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Everglades University More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Everglades University Non Resident (2007-2016)
Everglades University Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score-10.000.60
Everglades University Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$47,500$30,300
Everglades University Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2012-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,400 is more than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,400$15,054
Everglades University In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%93%
Everglades University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$44,150$11,875
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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