Platt College-Aurora

3100 South Parker Road
Aurora, CO 80014
Tel: 3033695151
208 students
Private, for profit
Platt College offers diploma, associate degree, and bachelor degree programs. All programs are dedicated to providing not only the essential technical skills necessary for success but also the people skills and self-confidence that will enable each graduate to reach his or her full potential.
School Highlights:
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Platt College-Aurora serves 208 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
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Platt College-Aurora is one of 6 community colleges within Arapahoe County, CO.
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The nearest community college is Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology (2.08 miles away).

School Overview

Platt College-Aurora Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 208 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 82% over five years.
Total Enrollment 208 students 1,294 students
Platt College-Aurora Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 208 students
822 students
Platt College-Aurora Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Platt College-Aurora Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Platt College-Aurora American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
3%
2%
Platt College-Aurora Asian (2007-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
Platt College-Aurora Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
11%
7%
Platt College-Aurora Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
12%
Platt College-Aurora Black (2006-2013)
% White
77%
57%
Platt College-Aurora White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Platt College-Aurora More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Platt College-Aurora Unknown (2011-2013)
Platt College-Aurora Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.04 0.53
Platt College-Aurora Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $20,536 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $20,536 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $20,536 $5,694
Platt College-Aurora In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $20,536 $10,252
Platt College-Aurora Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Platt College-Aurora % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Platt College is a nursing school, located minutes from Denver, that focuses on quality undergraduate education; in fact, it's our mission. We are glad that you have chosen to peruse our website firsthand.  We think the friendliness of our campus community and rich heritage of higher education for more than 29 years will become apparent as you begin to consider a career in nursing at Platt College.  You'll quickly see why Platt College is one of Colorado’s most easily accessible nursing program, offering a Bachelor of Science degree (BSN) in as little as 36 months with no prerequisites needed. We are committed to student success and we believe success is best fostered in an environment of mutual respect, caring, and high expectations.

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Arapahoe, CO community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.43, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Arapahoe, CO is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.