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Everglades University Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Everglades University, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Everglades University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Everglades University was awarded 15 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is transportation and materials moving.

Overall Quality

Everglades U is ranked #1,474 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Everglades U is also ranked #44 out of 62 schools in Florida.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Everglades U?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Everglades University is 73%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Everglades U is a good fit for you.

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Everglades University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Everglades University is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Everglades University is 25%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  25 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Everglades University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Everglades University is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Everglades U this rate is 29%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  29 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Everglades U

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,757 full-time undergraduates at Everglades U.

Everglades U Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 97.72 out of 100, Everglades U is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  97.72 out of 100
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How Much Does Everglades University Cost?

The overall average net price of Everglades U is $27,876. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Everglades U

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$27,172 $28,171 $29,340 $29,622 $30,722

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Everglades U, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Everglades U, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $7,778 a year. That adds up to $31,112 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Everglades U is 10.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Everglades U Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Everglades U make around $42,100 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Everglades University make the most money.

Location of Everglades University

Located in Boca Raton, Florida, Everglades University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Everglades University

Contact details for Everglades U are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5002 T-Rex Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 561-912-1211

Everglades University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 11 majors graduated from Everglades University. Of these students, 353 received undergraduate degrees and 140 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Alternative Medicine & Systems 165 $23,300
Construction Management 86 $61,200
Air Transportation 57 $51,000
Natural Resource Management 22 NA
Business Administration & Management 12 $30,200
Engineering-Related Technologies 4 NA
Homeland Security 3 NA
Hospitality Management 2 NA
International Business 2 NA
Public Health 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Everglades University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Everglades U

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 1,400 students took at least one online class at Everglades University. This is an increase from the 1,388 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,400 1,263
2016-2017 1,388 1,379
2015-2016 1,572 1,564
2014-2015 960 760
2013-2014 879 879

Learn more about online learning at Everglades University.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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