Platt College-San Diego

Tel: (619)265-0107
371 students
Private for-profit
The mission of Platt College San Diego is to identify the natural talents of its students and build those talents into strengths that will serve as personal assets in a career oriented society. Our mission includes the promotion of self-belief, respect for others and a commitment to the ethic of focused work.
School Highlights:
Platt College-San Diego serves 371 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Platt College-San Diego is one of 22 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
The nearest community college is San Diego Community College District-District Office (3.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Platt College-San Diego 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 18 staff
61 staff
Platt College-San Diego Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 371 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 371 students 1,296 students
Platt College-San Diego Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
Platt College-San Diego Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 371 students
810 students
Platt College-San Diego Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Platt College-San Diego Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Platt College-San Diego American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2013)
% Asian
Platt College-San Diego Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Platt College-San Diego Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Platt College-San Diego Black (2006-2013)
% White
Platt College-San Diego White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Platt College-San Diego More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
Platt College-San Diego Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Platt College-San Diego Non Resident (2009-2013)
Platt College-San Diego 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. 0.66 0.53
Platt College-San Diego Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $23,250 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $23,250 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $23,250 $5,694
Platt College-San Diego In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $23,250 $10,252
Platt College-San Diego Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81%
Platt College-San Diego % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • A leader amongst the graphic art schools in San Diego, Platt College takes a unique approach with its students. Its education programs are designed to empower its students and generate an atmosphere of learning and development. Students can choose from various specialties: From video production, 3D animation, graphic design, development multimedia training, game animation, video game design to website design classes. Graduates enter the work place with a strong foundation and are able to meet future challenges and adapt to the evolving job market. Platt College San Diego consists of approximately 16,700 square feet of classrooms, computer labs, library, and administrative area. The facilities for core curriculum courses accommodate a maximum of 28 students. The general education lecture classrooms accommodate a maximum of 30 students. Class sizes vary, but the average per session is 28 students at the associate terms and 20 students at the specialized terms. In all cases, class sizes are carefully controlled to provide individualized assistance to the student body. Platt College San Diego consistently update equipment and software to remain current with high-end industries within the professional realm. Platt College San Diego seeks to teach its students both traditional and contemporary skills within a supportive environment that stimulates the incubation of new ideas and stretches the minds and talents of its students. Because the fields in which we instruct are in a constant state of development, our emphasis is on providing a foundation in problem solving skills to meet future challenges and the needs of a changing and constantly evolving job market. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT), listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency, accredit Platt College San Diego. The primary purpose of ACCSCT and other accrediting agencies is to establish and maintain high educational standards and ethical business practices among its accredited institutions.

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Did You Know?
For San Diego private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,436 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
San Diego 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 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in San Diego is California College San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.