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 Tampa branch of Everest is located at 3319 W Hillsborough Ave. This campus has graduated approximately a thousand students over the past few years. This campus offers services for students in the form of career counseling for students in need of assistance, job placement opportunities for students after graduation, and distance learning courses for students who need to obtain their education online. You can 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
- The estimated tuition range is around $12,000-$14,000 per year
- 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
- Per unit charges are around $490 for part time students
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||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||84%||$5,761|
|Receiving Student Loans||82%||$7,654|
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Everest University – Tampa.
- Everest University - Brandon in Tampa, FL (9 miles away)
- Everest University - Largo in Largo, FL (13 miles away)
- Everest University - Lakeland in Lakeland, FL (34 miles away)
- Everest University South Orlando in Orlando, FL (72 miles away)
- Everest University - North Orlando in Orlando, FL (80 miles away)