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Everest College-Thornton

Everest College-Thornton is an Associate's college with 371 students located in Thornton, CO.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 371
Gender 20% Male / 80% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 78% Full Time / 22% Part Time
Geography 75% In State / 25% Out of State / % International
Socio-Economic Diversity 86% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 36%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 40%
Ethnicity Unknown 14%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%


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Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Securities Services Administration/Management (40%), Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping (22%), Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other (20%), Surgical Technology/Technologist (11%), Legal Assistant/Paralegal (5%), Medical/Clinical Assistant (0%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals to provide technical administrative support to professional accountants and other financial management personnel. Includes instruction in posting transactions to accounts, record-keeping systems, accounting software operation, and general accounting principles and practices.

Job Opportunities:

Tax Preparers
Prepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses.
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.
Brokerage Clerks
Perform duties related to the purchase, sale or holding of securities. Duties include writing orders for stock purchases or sales, computing transfer taxes, verifying stock transactions, accepting and delivering securities, tracking stock price fluctuations, computing equity, distributing dividends, and keeping records of daily transactions and holdings.
Statistical Assistants
Compile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Includes actuarial clerks.


A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Surgical Technologists
Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.


A program that prepares individuals to plan, manage, and supervise services providing private security protection for people and property and related investigative and consulting functions. Includes instruction in security and loss prevention services, private security and investigation techniques, security technologies, personnel management, business operations, marketing, applicable law and regulations, and client relations.

Job Opportunities:

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other
All protective service supervisors not listed separately above.

Administration & Faculty

Campus President Pat Schlotter
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 7
Student : Faculty Ratio 24 : 1
Percentage of Faculty Members
No Status Faculty 100




Selectivity Score: 22/100



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,625 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $18,939
$30K-$48K $19,684
$48K-$75K $21,584

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $15,660, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $15,660 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,072
Books $1,000 $1,000
Total (before financial aid) $16,660 $25,732

Students Receiving Aid

88% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 90% $8,348
Federal Scholarships/Grants 86% $5,653
Institutional Grants 2% $522
Other Federal Grants 63% $594
Other Loans 78% $3,165
Pell Grants 86% $5,222
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 45% $1,500
Student Loans 94% $10,638

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

44% of students graduated on time.

55% of students graduated in six years.

70% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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