Everest is a system of schools comprised of Everest University, Everest College, and Everest Institutes, which are owned and operated by Zenith Education Group and located throughout out the United States and the province of Ontario, Canada. The university portion of the system was founded in 1940 as Fort Lauderdale College, which subsequently had its name and ownership changed, eventually becoming the flagship of the system.
Students who complete a program at Everest will receive a certificate, or degree up to the master’s level. The school is dedicated to providing high quality career education and training, and ensures that students are prepared to enter the workforce upon completion. Instructors are former industry professionals, who provide practical training opportunities to ensure the system’s high standards for graduates are maintained. Everest also provides career placement assistance for graduates, through partnerships, resume development and more.
Programs offered include:
- Criminal Justice
- Dental Assistant
- Massage Therapy
Program availability varies based on location, and as such students should contact their desired campus to see which programs are available.
Earth City Location
Everest College – Earth City is located at 3420 Rider Trail South in the city of Earth City. Around a thousand students have graduated from this location in the last several years. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting everest.edu.
Everest College – Earth City have offered the programs listed below. Not all programs currently offered by this school may be listed below. Students may contact the school at (314) 739-7333 to confirm programs or obtain additional information.
Medical Assistant (44 Hours)
The medical assistant program offered commonly takes about ten months to complete.
- Tuition costs are estimated to be $16,000*
- Cost of required supplies and books: $2,140*
- Graduates in repayment, have an estimated repayment rate of 74%**
- Estimated average annual earnings of graduates $16,624**
- The estimated average monthly loan payment by graduates is $94.00*
- More than 100 students completed this program in the previous reported year
- Students complete this program in usually 10 months
Learn more about medical assistant programs by visiting our medical assistant schools profile page, which also includes career information.
Medical Administration (36 Hours)
The medical administration program offered commonly takes about eight months to complete.
- Tuition costs are estimated to be $14,000*
- The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $1,850*
- 68% repayment rate for students who completed this program**
- Estimated average annual earnings of graduates $12,466**
- The estimated average monthly loan payment by graduates is $103.00*
- Based on published reports, around 90 students completed the medical administration program last year
- The length of the medical administration program is about 8 months
Pharmacy Technician (36 Hours)
Pharmacy technician program takes ,as reported, eight months to complete.
- Tuition costs are estimated to be $15,000*
- The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $1,020*
- 83% repayment rate for students who completed this program**
- The average annual earnings of those who completed this program were earning $23,027**
- The average loan repayment by graduates is $81.00 per month*
- More than 70 students completed this program in the previous reported year
- The length of the pharmacy technician program is about 8 months
Learn more and see other schools listed by browsing our pharmacy technician training page.
Dental Assistant (36 Hours)
The dental assistant program takes about eight months for most students to complete.
- Tuition costs are estimated to be $15,000*
- Cost of required supplies and books: $970*
- Around 50 students completed the dental assistant program last year
- Students complete this program in usually 8 months
Get more information about dental assistant and find other schools listed by going to our dental assistant schools page.
Massage Therapy (750 Hours)
The massage therapy program offered commonly takes about nine months to complete.
- Tuition costs are estimated to be $12,000*
- Cost of required books or supplies: $1,420*
- 81% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
- Estimated average annual earnings of graduates $11,011**
- The estimated average monthly loan payment by graduates is $81.00*
- Around 50 students completed the massage therapy program last year
- Takes about 9 months to complete
More information and school listings are available through our massage therapy schools profile page.
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is $16,300. In order to calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||96%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||92%||$4,405|
|Receiving Student Loans||92%||$10,242|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 15%.
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Everest College – Earth City.
- Midwest Institute in Fenton, MO (12 miles away)
- Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield in Springfield, IL (88 miles away)
- Midwest Technical Institute - East Peoria in East Peoria, IL (139 miles away)
- Midwest Technical Institute in Moline, IL (189 miles away)
- Everest College - Springfield Campus in Springfield, MO (190 miles away)