Everglades University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,520
4.29% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$29,365
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.4%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
74.9%
1,500 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,104
88.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
58.7%
342 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 (165 degrees awarded), Construction Management (86 degrees), and General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (57 degrees).

In 2019, 493 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Everglades University. 49.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (244 degrees), 2.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Everglades University is $17,520, which is $-9,760 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Everglades University is $17,520, which is $-9,760 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,365.

In 2019, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,520
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Everglades University was $17,520. The cost of tuition at Everglades University is $-9,760 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$29,365
2019 Value
9.22%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Everglades University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,365. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Everglades University grew by 9.22%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,824
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Everglades University was of $8,824 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 12.1% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Everglades University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 37% with respect to 2018, when 54% 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.
13.4%
2017 Default Rate
81
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Everglades University was 13.4%, which represents 81 out of the 606 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Everglades University received 1,500 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 4.24% annual growth. Out of those 1,500 applicants, 1,124 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,104 students enrolled at Everglades University in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Everglades University has an overall enrollment yield of 55.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,124
Accepted Out of 1,500

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Everglades University was 74.9% (1,124 admissions from 1,500 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 69.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 4.24%, while admissions grew by 12.6%.

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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 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Everglades University has a total enrollment of 2,104 students. The full-time enrollment at Everglades University is 1,869 students and the part-time enrollment is 235. This means that 88.8% of students enrolled at Everglades University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Everglades University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.8% White, 21.8% Hispanic or Latino, 19.7% Black or African American, 1.71% Two or More Races, 1.43% Asian, 1.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.143% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Everglades University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (25%), followed by White Female (20%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (12.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (17.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (17%) and White Male (14.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Everglades University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,104 students. The full-time enrollment at Everglades University is 1,869 and the part-time enrollment is 235. This means that 88.8% of students enrolled at Everglades University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2019 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 62%. 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
    943
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    459
  3. Black or African American
    414

The enrolled student population at Everglades University is 44.8% White, 21.8% Hispanic or Latino, 19.7% Black or African American, 1.71% Two or More Races, 1.43% Asian, 1.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.143% 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 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% 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, 194 students (9.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 5 fewer women than men received degrees from Everglades University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Everglades University is white (244 degrees awarded). There were 2.49 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Everglades University is General Alternative & Complementary Medicine & Medical Systems (165 degrees awarded), followed by Construction Management (86 degrees) and General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (57 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 (76 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (22 degrees), and Health (220 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 (76 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (22 degrees), Health (220 degrees), Business (168 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (4 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 (76 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (22 degrees), Health (220 degrees), Business (168 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (4 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 (76 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (22 degrees), Health (220 degrees), Business (168 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (4 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 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Everglades University was General Alternative & Complementary Medicine & Medical Systems with 165 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

249
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
244
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 249 degrees were awarded to men at Everglades University, which is 1.02 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (244).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 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 2019, 135 degrees were awarded to women at Everglades University in General Alternative & Complementary Medicine & Medical Systems, which is 4.5 times more than the 30 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 48% of students graduating from Everglades University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Everglades University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    244 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    98 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Everglades University is white (244 degrees awarded). There were 2.49 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

5.88% of degree recipients (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    124 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    120 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Everglades University is white male (124 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (120 degrees).

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Operations

Everglades University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $736k (NaNk%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Everglades University had a total salary expenditure of $26.5M. Everglades University employs 48 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Everglades University are Male Instructors (33), Female Instructors(15), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Everglades University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 65 employees, Management, with 47 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Everglades University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Everglades University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2019, 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

$8.2M
2019 Salaries
0.717%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Everglades University paid a median of $8.2M in salaries, which represents 30.9% of their overall expenditure ($26.5M) and a 0.717% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.437% decline from 2017 and a 1.35% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.6M
Instructional Salaries
48
Number of Employees

In 2019, Everglades University paid a total of $1.6M to 48 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
48 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
65 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Everglades University were Instructor with 48 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Everglades University were Office and Administrative Support with 65 employees; Management with 47 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Everglades University was Male Instructor with 33 employees, Female Instructor with 15 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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