Everglades University

5002 T-Rex Avenue, Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33431
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 Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs Four or more years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Pivate, for profit
Total Faculty 137 staff 31 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 Enrollment 1,451 students 944 students
Everglades University Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 38:1
Everglades University Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,374 students 487 students
Everglades University Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 77 students 457 students
Everglades University Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Everglades University Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,313 students 482 students
# Graduate Students 61 students 53 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. 0.56 0.70
Everglades University Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $47,500 -
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 $15,159. The private state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $16,000 $15,159
Everglades University In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93% 91%
Everglades University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates $44,150 -
Everglades University Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $9,500 -
Everglades University Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 86% 77%
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 0.66. The most diverse community college in Palm Beach County, FL is Fortis Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.