Everest University Reviews - Associate in Criminal Justice

2.93 out of 5 stars
(27 Reviews)
  • Brandon (FL)(and 8 others)
  • Annual Tuition: $14,650
65% of 27 students said this degree improved their career prospects
41% of 27 students said they would recommend this program to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
Jennifer - 10/23/2013
Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year:
"I am currently enrolled in Everest University online for the Criminal Justice Program. Other than sometimes having a hard time getting a hold of student services, I have no problems whatsoever. My classes are great, as well as my instructors, and If i need help, it is available to me immediately. Student services and the financial department has been extremely helpful, like i said, sometimes it is just hard to get a hold of them. I got my books on time, I am getting my laptop on time, and I'm doing great in all of my classes. I honestly do not understand where all these negative reviews are coming from. If you work hard, you will succeed and find a job. Don't rely on just Everest to just find you a job, get up and do it yourself. For the record, no I'm not an Everest employee.  Believe it or not, there on students that are doing well here and have no complaints."
2.0 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 6/5/2013
Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2013
"First Off let me start off with I worked my tail off getting my associates degree with them. I had the usual as I now see messing up my financial aid for months on end I had to at one point call two and three times a day to get someone to help me. I finally received my refund from financial aid three months late and they are always ready to get you a lone and not look into financial situations that will help you the seem predatory in my opinion. I finally graduated with my associates degree in criminal justice and when I went to enroll to start my BA I was then asked if I had any kind of criminal record and I stated yes I had at one time had a misdemeanor. I was then told oh we now have a new policy that we do not let people with misdemeanor's or felonies enroll in criminal justice programs and they wanted me to reenroll in something else. I was also mailed extra money my last semester and wasn't told it was extra and needed to pay it back. I was never sent a bill and I never received my degree I finally started being harassed by Everest for their supposed 700 dollars ok Everest where the hell is my degree or do I just tell potential employers oh I have it but they wont give it to me. Give me my degree I will give you your money sounds fair yes I do not trust Everest they when I needed money avoided me like the plague now they want my money and can kiss my rear end."
1.7 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 5/23/2013
Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2014
"The only reason I enrolled to Everest's online program was due to a possible relocation issue in a differant state I could possibly address.After taking a semester of classes through Everest, I acknowledge I had been scammed and dropped out immediently! The one semester I was in, I was top of the class without even trying while the other half who failed to make satisfactory grades complained while answearing complaints in Ebonics, half replies or no replies at all.Why should I be impressed if I'm"Top of the class"if the bottom is that low?I was so mortified I completed one semester through this "school", I never acknowledge my one past semester With a 4.0 through Everest purely out of embarrassment that I intended there! Yes, I am a single parent who is striving for a higher education. However, this "institution" takes advantage of single mothers that drop out of high school or college and it's awful these for- profit "colleges" are marketed for you! Please acknowledge this!"
1.0 out of 5 stars
frank ramirez - 4/30/2013
Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2013
"Well. I made a huge mistake by going to Everest. I got my associate in CJ in one year's time. The classes were easy and before I enrolled they kept saying they will help me in finding a job. As soon I got my first quarter done. They change everything and said they will help me in finding a job as soon as i get in my last quarter. Okay so going into my last quarter. Then they said" Oh you have to finish the program to have a careers person help you in your career. I was like WTF?? It's been almost 6 months now, i finished the program and all they can find me are security guard jobs that pay $8.00 per hour. What the hell. ?!?!!? The career person said "you should take the security guard job, gain some skills and it would look good on my resume. My 8 years old daughter could of told me that! OH MY GOD! What a total loss for me. There goes $17,000 in students loans and all they can find me are jobs that don't require a high school diploma. Thank god I have an auto body degree because Everest is a joke. All law enforcement employers told me they never heard of Everest and they don't like profit schools and it's not regionally accredited, nationally accredited is no good. SO I just mess up. I wish people read this before they make the same mistake I have. Also not even after 2-3 months after I finished the program my worker keeps emailing me to sign a waiver to stating that I don't need help in finding a job. Thats how they roll. Here's a copy of the email I'm talking about. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Sent on behalf of at Corinthian Colleges, Inc.. Frank Ramirez (), Greetings, Please review and complete the Graduate Waiver documents. To ensure proper completion of the documents, follow the below directions. 1. Select "Review Documents" 2. Choose "Yes" to waive placement assistance. 3. Choose ONE reason. Health Related: Signify health related concerns Continuing Education: Supply institution name, address and program seeking 4. DocuSign to confirm information and complete. 5. Forward at least one piece of supporting documentation to your career services representative. If you need further assistance, please contact the Career Serivces department. Sincerely, Career Services Everest University Online 5701 E. Hillsborough, Suite 2300 Tampa, FL 33610 (877) 439-0003, Ext. 1596 (Toll Free) (813) 902-6118 (Fax) EUO_CareerServices@cci.edu ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^"
4.0 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 1/31/2013
Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2013
"I love going to Everest,it is the ideal school for someone that is not working. I get my Pell Grants distributions on time. Sometimes they maybe late but that is due to the fact that the school starts a new semester and they have to wait to see if you are going to continue to go before they send you money that you do not deserve. I love going to Everest, my grades are as follow>>> 3.85 and the classes are fun. I started last year in Oct.2012 I will be finished this year in 12/2013 if I continue to take 4 classes. So it has to be pretty easy if I am taking 4 classes after my first semester right.... Try it you will love it. The people that are making these hanyous accusations about the school, I really believe you just could not handle the work. I know these people are not just gonna take your money, because that would be against the law."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 11/17/2012
Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2012
"This school will be the perfect pick for a full-time mother that has to work and other obstacles in your life. I have been attending this school for 2 years now and just finished for my Associates in Criminal Justice. I am currently going back for my Bachelors in Criminal Justice. All the bad and negative reviews are a joke because I believe those are the ones that really need to take a better look in the mirror. Education is education, this is not high school, so that being said "Be Grown" and stop blaming others that are trying to help you expand your knowledge. If is was a joke or scam they would not receive any government funds as far as financial aid such as Fafsa or you wouldn't be able to claim the student status when doing your taxes. Everest is not about money because I have not been contacted one time about money. I have had all types of job requests but I want to continue my education for my family and I.Everest University you are the best!"
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