Everest College: Narrative Description

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10400 North 25th Ave.
Ste. 190
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Tel: (602)942-4141
Fax: (602)943-0960
Web Site: http://www.everest-college.com/


Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1982. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 650. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 24:1. 126 applied, 61% were admitted. Full-time: 395 students, 79% women, 21% men. Part-time: 255 students, 75% women, 25% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 7% Native American, 30% Hispanic, 10% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 95% 25 or older. Retention: 65% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: 6 or 12 week terms. Distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, interview, Wonderlic aptitude test, Nelson Denny Reading Test. Required for some: essay. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Tuition: $11,952 full-time, $249 per quarter hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $100 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 2 open to all. Most popular organizations: Collegiate Secretaries International, Toastmasters. Major annual event: picnic. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Academy of Business College Library with 57 serials and a Web page. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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