Everglades University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,200
3.85% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$26,836
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
10.7%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
73.4%
1,502 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
2,444
92.8% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
50.6%
319 Graduates

About

Everglades University is a higher education institution located in Palm Beach County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Everglades University were Other Alternative & Complimentary Medicine & Medical Systems (117 degrees awarded), Construction Management (66 degrees), and General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (42 degrees).

In 2017, 358 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Everglades University. 48.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (200 degrees), 3.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (64 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Everglades University is $16,200, which is $-8,994 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Everglades University is $16,200, which is $-8,994 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,836.

In 2017, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,200
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Everglades University was $16,200. The cost of tuition at Everglades University is $-8,994 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$26,836
2017 Value
7.66%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Everglades University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,836. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Everglades University grew by 7.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,872
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Everglades University was of $7,872 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
50%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Everglades University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 10.1% with respect to 2016, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
10.7%
2016 Default Rate
65
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Everglades University was 10.7%, which represents 65 out of the 605 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Everglades University received 1,502 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.9% annual growth. Out of those 1,502 applicants, 1,103 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,444 students enrolled at Everglades University in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Everglades University has an overall enrollment yield of 57.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1,103
Accepted Out of 1,502

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Everglades University was 73.4% (1,103 admissions from 1,502 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 74.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 1.9%, while admissions grew by 0.639%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Everglades University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Everglades University has a total enrollment of 2,444 students. The full-time enrollment at Everglades University is 2,269 students and the part-time enrollment is 175. This means that 92.8% of students enrolled at Everglades University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Everglades University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49% White, 17.9% Black or African American, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 2.99% Two or More Races, 1.72% Asian, 1.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.409% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Everglades University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (26.6%), followed by White Male (23%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.53%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (16.5%) and White Male (11.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Everglades University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,444 students. The full-time enrollment at Everglades University is 2,269 and the part-time enrollment is 175. This means that 92.8% of students enrolled at Everglades University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Everglades University was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Everglades University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,198
  2. Black or African American
    438
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    435

The enrolled student population at Everglades University is 49% White, 17.9% Black or African American, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 2.99% Two or More Races, 1.72% Asian, 1.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.409% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 220 students (9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 8 fewer women than men received degrees from Everglades University. The majority of degree recipients at Everglades University are white (200 degrees awarded). There were 3.13 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (64 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Everglades University is Other Alternative & Complimentary Medicine & Medical Systems (117 degrees awarded), followed by Construction Management (66 degrees) and General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (42 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Everglades University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (63 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (9 degrees), and Health (155 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Everglades University are Registered nurses (1,382,405 people), Accountants & auditors (1,102,329 people), Other managers (682,575 people), Financial managers (425,447 people), and Chief executives & legislators (324,777 people).

The most specialized majors at Everglades University are Transportation (63 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (9 degrees), Health (155 degrees), Business (121 degrees), and Protective Services (10 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Everglades University are Personal financial advisors, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Everglades University are Transportation (63 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (9 degrees), Health (155 degrees), Business (121 degrees), and Protective Services (10 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Everglades University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,715,353 people), Elementary & secondary schools (690,539 people), Banking & related activities (492,801 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (466,464 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (455,907 people).

The most specialized majors at Everglades University are Transportation (63 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (9 degrees), Health (155 degrees), Business (121 degrees), and Protective Services (10 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Everglades University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Everglades University was Other Alternative & Complimentary Medicine & Medical Systems with 117 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 183
  2. 175

In 2017, 183 degrees were awarded to men at Everglades University, which is 1.05 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (175).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 61 degrees were awarded to men at Everglades University in Construction Management, which is 12.2 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 96 degrees were awarded to women at Everglades University in Other Alternative & Complimentary Medicine & Medical Systems, which is 4.57 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 29% of students graduating from Everglades University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (71.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Everglades University is Male and Two or More Races (71.4% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    200 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    64 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Everglades University is white (200 degrees awarded). There were 3.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (64 degrees).

1.12% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    101 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    99 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Everglades University is white female (101 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (99 degrees).

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Operations

Everglades University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $337k (NaNk%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Everglades University had a total salary expenditure of $27.6M. Everglades University employs 63 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Everglades University are Male Instructors (32), Female Instructors(31), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Everglades University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 44 employees, Management, with 33 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Everglades University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Everglades University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Everglades University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.3M
2017 Salaries
1.35%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Everglades University paid a median of $8.3M in salaries, which represents 30% of their overall expenditure ($27.6M) and a 1.35% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 14.4% growth from 2015 and a 4.47% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.44M
Instructional Salaries
63
Number of Employees

In 2017, Everglades University paid a total of $3.44M to 63 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
63 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Everglades University were Instructor with 63 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Everglades University were Office and Administrative Support with 44 employees; Management with 33 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Everglades University was Male Instructor with 32 employees, Female Instructor with 31 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Everglades University.

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