University description (as per official university website)
Everest Institute Highlights
* Over 150 years of career education experience
* Career-focused programs across many disciplines
* Day and evening classes
* Small class sizes
* Online Classes
* Flexible class schedules
About Everest Institute
Founded in 1851 the school was originally named Duff´s Business Institute. Now Everest Institute, the school grants diplomas and associate degrees in a variety of career-focused programs. There are more than 25 campuses across the US.
The curriculum focuses on teaching students practical, employable skills that cater to the current needs of employers in the field. The Institute notes that it regularly reviews and updates the curriculum to insure that graduates are career-ready at the completion of the program.
Classes are taught by experienced faculty members who are professionals in the fields that they teach. The teachers emphasize a practical education that prepares graduates for real-world application of what they learn.
The Everest Institute campuses are commuter schools. Student-to-student and teacher-to-student interaction takes place in the classrooms and the learning laboratories on campus.
Admissions and Financial Aid
Applicants are required to have earned High School Diploma or GED for admission. Students who do not have the educational prerequisites should contact the Admissions Office for alternative requirements to gain acceptance.
Financial Aid is available for eligible students. The school's Financial Aid Representatives provide information on applying for aid options that can include Pell Grants, Stafford Loans and Parent/Plus Loans.
We know you only want to learn what you need. And you want to learn it fast. We get that. Here are ten ways Everest prepares students for real world success:
Hands-On Training - You'll learn by doing, using professional techniques and tools.
Small Work Teams - You'll get personal, one-on-one training to make sure you understand each skill.
Flexible Class Scheduling - Day and evening classes let you work full-time.
Experienced Professionals - Your classes are led by instructors with real-world experience. They'll give you the inside knowledge to help you be successful in your career.
Student Finance Planner - We'll help you get financial assistance. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.
Modern Equipment - You'll get trained on the kind of tools and equipment that professionals use.
Career Services Assistance - Our full-time placement staff is dedicated to helping you put together job-winning resumes, getting ready for interviews, and finding full-time employment opportunities.
Timely Program Offerings - You'll get trained in programs that are designed to prepare you for employment in careers that are hiring now.
Learning Centers - You can get extra help from instructors to help you keep up or to get on the fast-track.
Online Courses - For your convenience, we offer several courses online. Check individual campuses for details.