General Information About Everest University-North Orlando
Orlando, FL From charitable and volunteer efforts to educational initiatives, the staff and students at Everest University’s North Orlando campus are always reaching out to the community residents to have them interact with the campus in a productive and positive way. The North Orlando campus serves three counties: Orange, Seminal and Volusia. The campus, located behind Home Depot, has spacious classrooms, labs, a student lounge and administrative areas. Additionally, classrooms use SMART Boards™ and modern technology. Tutoring Tutoring is available on an individual basis for students in need of help on any subject matter and scheduled group tutoring sessions. Program Related Initiatives Throughout the year, various students find ways to both gather experience in their field of study and give back to the community. Several program-related initiatives include: * Health Care Programs – Students work with Disney Corp. to provide massages during the Disney marathon and also offer health screenings for various community fairs sponsored by Disney. * Massage Therapy Program – "Knotty to Nice" is where students visit local malls to offer relief to harried shoppers. * Film and Video Program – Students and faculty participate in the various film festivals in the area. * Criminal Justice Program – Students and faculty work close with the Orange County Sheriff's Association to experience crime scene investigations with real-life scenarios instead of having to do mock ones. Students also have an opportunity to visit several jails to observe. High School Initiatives The North Orlando campus makes every effort to involve high school students in various activities. Student Services team members work closely with the local Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida to provide a positive impact to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Additionally, high school students are also treated to bus tours of the North Orlando campus to introduce them to Everest education opportunities. Charitable and Community Efforts Each year, the staff and students join in a variety of efforts benefitting the community. Activities include: * Blood drives * Assist Second Harvest Food Bank to provide holiday baskets for the community and any students in need. Community Affiliations * Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC) — film students assist with testimonials * Orlando, Inc. (Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce) * The Greater Sanford Regional Chamber of Commerce Regional Interest The campus is located very close to a number of interesting theme parks, sports franchises, and other regional interests including: * Walt Disney World Resort and Theme Parks * Sea World Orlando * Universal Orlando Resort * The Florida Citrus Bowl, Home of the Florida Tuskers, a United Football League (UFL) franchise Campus Activities * July – Fourth of July festivities * September – Constitution Day with participation by the Criminal Justice program students and faculty * October – Halloween costume contests and candy * November – Veterans Day activities * December – Christmas activities o Food drives o Toy drives Public Transportation and Routes * Lynx Bus System, part of the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority, provides one route — Link 443 (Lee Road Crosstown) — with transfer points along the routes at Andanson Street. * Major freeways and access routes include: o Interstate 4 (I-4) o Lee Road o West Kennedy Boulevard o North Wymore Road * Orlando International Airport (MCO) * Sanford International Airport Programs Offered at the North Orlando Campus * Accounting * Accounting (BS) * Bachelor of Applied Management * Business * Business (BS) * Computer Information Science * Computer Information Science (BS) * Criminal Justice * Criminal Justice (BS) * Film and Video * Health Care Administration * Massage Therapy * Master of Business Administration * Medical Administrative Assistant * Medical Assistant * Medical Insurance Billing and Coding (AS) * Paralegal * Paralegal (BS) * Pharmacy Technician
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Credit for life experiences.
- The acceptance of transfer credits are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 233 Percent Admitted 76% Men Admitted 73% Women Admitted 76% Full Time Retention Rate 41%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 3,131 Native American 8 Asian 49 African American 1,449 Hispanic 620 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 993 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 10