Platt College-Los Angeles

1000 South Fremont Avenue A10
Alhambra, CA 91803
Tel: (626)300-5444
602 students
Private for-profit
Platt College Students enjoy a rich curriculum of graphic arts courses, information technology and paralegal training. Whether you're looking for multimedia education, information technology networking classes, vocational education, technical or corporate training, Platt College provides career training that leads to success.
School Highlights
Platt College-Los Angeles serves 602 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Platt College-Los Angeles is one of 54 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is Pinnacle College (1.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 1500% over five years.
College Platt College-Los Angeles Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 32 staff
61 staff
Platt College-Los Angeles Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 602 has grown by 276% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 105:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 602 students 1,315 students
Platt College-Los Angeles Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
Platt College-Los Angeles Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 602 students
815 students
Platt College-Los Angeles Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Platt College-Los Angeles Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Platt College-Los Angeles Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Platt College-Los Angeles Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Platt College-Los Angeles Black (2006-2013)
% White
Platt College-Los Angeles White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
Platt College-Los Angeles Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Two or more races
Platt College-Los Angeles More (2008-2013)
Platt College-Los Angeles 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. 0.48 0.70
Platt College-Los Angeles Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,572 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,572 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,572 $5,590
Platt College-Los Angeles In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,572 $10,086
Platt College-Los Angeles Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
Platt College-Los Angeles % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Platt College has three campuses located throughout Southern California: Platt College Huntington Beach, Platt College Los Angeles and Platt College Ontario. Platt College Los Angeles is conveniently located within easy access to beautiful California beaches, amusement parks, the entertainment industry and other attractions. Platt College offers Certificate, Diploma and Associate Degree programs ranging from five to twenty months. Graduates from our program have found successful careers as production artists, graphic art designers, advertising art directors, illustrators, layout artists and computer artists, among other professions. The college also offers Corporate training. Every company has unique corporate training needs. That's why we customize our courses to fit your workplace environment and special requirements. Some examples of courses we have offered to corporate clients in the past include Desktop Publishing, Newsletter Design, A+ Computer Installation, Maintenance and Repair, Web Page Design and Microsoft Office Software.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 179 students | 1.70 Mi1000 South Fremont Avenue Bldg A-11 Ste 11010
    Alhambra, CA 91803
  • Los Angeles Music Academy
    Private for-profit
    167 students | 3.30 Mi370 S Fair Oaks Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91105
  • 24,762 students | 3.40 Mi1570 E Colorado Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91106
  • 1,694 students | 3.50 Mi530 East Colorado Boulevard
    Pasadena, CA 91101
  • 26,347 students | 4.10 Mi1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
    Monterey Park, CA 91754
Did You Know?
For Los Angeles County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,568 per year for in-state students and $8,631 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,830 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles County, CA 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 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles County, CA is Keck Graduate Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.