Everglades University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,520
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$30,154
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.9%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
75.2%
1,999 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,247
89.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
58.1%
233 Graduates

About

Everglades University is a higher education institution located in Palm Beach County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Everglades University were General Alternative & Complementary Medicine & Medical Systems (106 degrees awarded), Construction Management (86 degrees), and General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (42 degrees).

In 2020, 380 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Everglades University. 46.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (184 degrees), 2.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (75 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Everglades University is $17,520, which is $−10,880 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Everglades University is $17,520, which is $−10,880 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,154.

In 2020, 64% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,520
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Everglades University was $17,520. The cost of tuition at Everglades University is $−10,880 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$30,154
2020 Value
2.69%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Everglades University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,154. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Everglades University grew by 2.69%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,080
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Everglades University was of $9,080 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.9% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Everglades University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 13.5% with respect to 2019, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
11.9%
2018 Default Rate
71
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Everglades University was 11.9%, which represents 71 out of the 598 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Everglades University received 1,999 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 33.3% annual growth. Out of those 1,999 applicants, 1,503 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,247 students enrolled at Everglades University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Everglades University has an overall enrollment yield of 50.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,503
Accepted Out of 1,999

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Everglades University was 75.2% (1,503 admissions from 1,999 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 74.9%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 33.3%, while admissions grew by 33.7%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Everglades University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Everglades University has a total enrollment of 2,247 students. The full-time enrollment at Everglades University is 2,020 students and the part-time enrollment is 227. This means that 89.9% of students enrolled at Everglades University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Everglades University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.5% White, 21.1% Hispanic or Latino, 19.9% Black or African American, 1.96% Two or More Races, 1.47% Asian, 1.29% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.223% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Everglades University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (25.5%), followed by White Female (20%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (21%), followed by White Female (16.8%) and Black or African American Male (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Everglades University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,247 students. The full-time enrollment at Everglades University is 2,020 and the part-time enrollment is 227. This means that 89.9% of students enrolled at Everglades University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Everglades University was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Everglades University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    999
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    475
  3. Black or African American
    447

The enrolled student population at Everglades University is 44.5% White, 21.1% Hispanic or Latino, 19.9% Black or African American, 1.96% Two or More Races, 1.47% Asian, 1.29% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.223% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 214 students (9.52%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 28 fewer women than men received degrees from Everglades University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Everglades University is white (184 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (75 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Everglades University is General Alternative & Complementary Medicine & Medical Systems (106 degrees awarded), followed by Construction Management (86 degrees) and General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (42 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Everglades University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (54 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (25 degrees), and Business (137 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Everglades University are Registered nurses (1,443,400 people), Accountants & auditors (993,241 people), Other managers (761,796 people), Financial managers (487,736 people), and Chief executives & legislators (383,226 people).

The most specialized majors at Everglades University are Transportation (54 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (25 degrees), Business (137 degrees), Health (149 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Everglades University are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Everglades University are Transportation (54 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (25 degrees), Business (137 degrees), Health (149 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Everglades University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,713,024 people), Elementary & secondary schools (654,201 people), Computer Systems Design (510,253 people), Banking & related activities (477,966 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (454,975 people).

The most specialized majors at Everglades University are Transportation (54 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (25 degrees), Business (137 degrees), Health (149 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (8 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Everglades University.

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Everglades University was General Alternative & Complementary Medicine & Medical Systems with 106 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

204
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
176
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 204 degrees were awarded to men at Everglades University, which is 1.16 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (176).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 70 degrees were awarded to men at Everglades University in Construction Management, which is 4.38 times more than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 91 degrees were awarded to women at Everglades University in General Alternative & Complementary Medicine & Medical Systems, which is 6.07 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
59%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 55% of students graduating from Everglades University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Everglades University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.858% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    184 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    75 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Everglades University is white (184 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (75 degrees).

7.63% of degree recipients (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    94 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    90 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    46 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Everglades University is white male (94 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (90 degrees).

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Operations

Everglades University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.04M (NaNM%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Everglades University had a total salary expenditure of $27.1M. Everglades University employs 34 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Everglades University are Male Instructors (23), Female Instructors(11), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Everglades University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 72 employees, Management, with 53 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Everglades University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.92M
2020 Salaries
8.74%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Everglades University paid a median of $8.92M in salaries, which represents 32.9% of their overall expenditure ($27.1M) and a 8.74% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.717% decline from 2018 and a 0.437% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.49M
Instructional Salaries
34
Number of Employees

In 2020, Everglades University paid a total of $1.49M to 34 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
34 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
72 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Everglades University were Instructor with 34 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Everglades University were Office and Administrative Support with 72 employees; Management with 53 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Everglades University was Male Instructor with 23 employees, and Female Instructor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Everglades University.

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