Alterius Career College, formerly known as Everest College, Everest University, and Everest Institutes, is owned and operated by Zenith Education Group. Alterius Career College offers several campus locations throughout out the United States. 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 Alterius can earn a certificate, undergraduate degree, or graduate degree. The school is dedicated to providing high quality career education and training to help prepare students to enter the workforce upon completion. Instructors are former industry professionals and practitioners who provide practical training opportunities to ensure the system’s high standards for graduates are maintained. Alterius Career College also provides career placement assistance for graduates, through partnerships, resume development and more.
Certificate and/or degree programs offered at select schools include the following:
- Computer Information
- Dental Assistant
- Massage Therapy
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Practical Nursing
- Surgical Technologist
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Billing and Coding
- Pharmacy Technician
- Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
Program availability varies based on location, and as such students should contact their desired campus to see which programs are available.
The Melbourne branch of Everest is located at 2190 Sarno Road. This campus has a graduating class size which is close to 210 students annually. This location offers services for students in the form of post-graduation job placement options, online distance learning for students outside the school's service area, and remedial education classes for licensure preparation or admissions requirements. Students may learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting everest.edu.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Security and Protective Services
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**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 items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $12,000-$14,000
- Part time students are estimated to pay about $490 to $590 per unit
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- The estimated tuition range for graduate students is around $11,000-$13,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $450-$530 per unit
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||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||92%||$6,277|
|Receiving Student Loans||92%||$8,571|
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Everest University – Melbourne.
- Herzing University - Winter Park in Winter Park, FL (51 miles away)
- City College - Altamonte Springs in Altamonte Springs, FL (53 miles away)
- Everest University - North Orlando in Orlando, FL (56 miles away)
- Everest University South Orlando in Orlando, FL (57 miles away)
- Remington College in Heathrow, FL (61 miles away)