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.
Everest Institute – Kendall is located at 9020 Sw 137th Ave in the city of Miami. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting everest.edu.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The cost of attendance is approximately $22,200 per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
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||82%||$4,840|
|Receiving Student Loans||96%||$11,410|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 21%.