Everglades University is an education of higher learning dedicated to providing learning programs to adult learners. Its main campus is located in Boca Raton, Florida. It also maintains several branch campuses in Orlando and Sarasota, both also in the Florida.
The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges and the Commission for Independent Education. It traces its roots as the American Flyers College which was founded in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The present main campus was established in 2004.
Prospective students need to contact the Admissions Office to inquire about admissions requirements. Assistance is provided by the university’s Financial Services Department to students in need of financial aid. Alternative sources of financial aid are scholarship programs offered by private companies or organizations.
Online programs offered by Everglades University include Graduate Programs in Business Administration and Aviation Science as well as Undergraduate Programs in Business Administration, Applied Management, Aviation Management, Aviation Technology, Alternative Medicine, and Construction Management. These courses have been designed by university faculty and staff. A typical online class has less than 22 students although a maximum of 35 can be accommodated when required. Tuition rates for online programs can be verified with a university Admissions Advisor.
In a 2007 ranking for graduation rate for online colleges, Everglades University placed 10th. This listing took into consideration the percentage of full-time, first time undergraduate students that began a program and graduated within 150% of the normal time to compete a program.