Everest is a system of schools comprised of Everest University, Everest College, and Everest Institutes, which are owned and operated by Corinthian Colleges, Inc. 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 College – Torrance is located at 1231 Cabrillo Ave, Suite 201 in the city of Torrance. This campus has graduated approximately 650 students over the past few years. This location offers services for students in the form of career pathway counseling to help students define their goals, post-graduation job placement opportunities, and flexible scheduling for those with irregular schedules. Students may learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting everest.edu.
Everest College – Torrance have offered the programs listed below. Not all programs currently offered by this school may be listed below. Students may contact the school at (310) 320-3200 x120 to confirm programs or obtain additional information.
Medical Assistant (44 Hours)
The medical assistant program offered most often takes about ten months to complete.
- Estimated tuition cost of this program is $23,000*
- Cost of required supplies and books: $2,100*
- Around 70 students completed the medical assistant program last year
- Students complete this program in usually 10 months
Learn more about medical assistant programs through our medical assistant schools profile page, which also includes lists of schools offering this program.
Pharmacy Technician (760 Hours)
The pharmacy technician program offered most often takes about eight months to complete.
- Estimated tuition cost of this program is $17,000*
- Required supplies and books: $1,020*
- Estimated loan repayment rate of 81% for former students**
- Estimated average annual earnings of graduates $18,383**
- The estimated average monthly loan payment by graduates is $81.00*
- Based on published reports, around 60 students completed the pharmacy technician program last year
- Students usually complete the pharmacy technician program in 8 months
Learn more and view other schools listed by visiting our pharmacy technician training 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
The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $19,800. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (310) 320-3200. The tuition and financial aid figures listed show various costs that students may encounter at Everest College – Torrance. The numbers may not be accurate due to changing factors in a given year, and are only intended to provide a guideline for students.
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||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||90%||$4,212|
|Receiving Student Loans||95%||$10,774|
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Everest College – Torrance.
- CBD College in Los Angeles, CA (16 miles away)
- Modern Technology School in Fountain Valley, CA (22 miles away)
- Valley College of Medical Careers in West Hills, CA (31 miles away)
- Carrington College California - Pomona in Pomona, CA (33 miles away)