Everest College-Thornton
Thornton, CO 80229


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Non Traditional
Total enrollment 142
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 24:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Everest College-Thornton has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 92% of Everest College-Thornton's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 85% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,480 (which is 23.9% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Everest College-Thornton in 2016-2017, was 11, which is 85% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,042 (which is 7.4% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,423
Federal Loan
National Average = $6,526
Financial aid
National Average = 87%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Everest College-Thornton has enrolled a total of 142 students (107 students full-time and 35 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 142 students, 7 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 15% men and 85% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 39%

Hispanic: 34%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 18%

Two or more races: 4%

Black/African American: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at Everest College-Thornton.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 58% 289
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 5% 26
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 4% 22
Legal Professions And Studies 2% 8

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 58%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Everest College-Thornton full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $30,457

The typical median income of Everest College-Thornton graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,000. Last year, out of the total 2,683 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,120 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,199 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,463 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,000 $26,800
Employment Rate 79% 77%
Total Graduates 2,683 3,199

Campus Location

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