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Everest College-Merrillville
Everest College-Merrillville 8585 Broadway, Suite 200 Merrillville, IN 46410 Phone: (219) 756-6811
  • General Information
    About Everest College-Merrillville

    Everest College is an independent, private, diploma-granting school of allied health, business and technical education. The school is dedicated to preparing students from diverse backgrounds with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes to successfully compete for jobs and to cope with ever-changing work force requirements; and it encourages lifelong learning and growth both on the job and in life. Our mission is to fulfill the professional and educational needs of growth-oriented individuals who are prepared to change their careers and lives for the better. A supportive staff and innovative faculty are open to helping students reach their goals. In a warm, friendly, and professional setting, students realize their strengths through a team apprach with staff and faculty. With their futures in mind, and the health and welfare of students continuously considered, a winning spirit that promotes self-esteem and viable career alternatives becomes the goal of everyone involved with Everest College.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Private for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 1-2 years certificate
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 343
    Percent Admitted 68%
    Men Admitted 50%
    Women Admitted 71%
    Full Time Retention Rate 61%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 1,589
    Native American 6.0
    Asian 9.0
    African American 895.0
    Hispanic 174.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 771
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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