Platt College-Aurora

Tel: (303)369-5151
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:
Platt College-Aurora serves 208 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Platt College-Aurora is one of 7 community colleges within Arapahoe County, CO.
The nearest community college is Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology (2.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Platt College-Aurora 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 19 staff
59 staff
Platt College-Aurora Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 208 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 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 83% over five years.
Total Enrollment
208 students
1,282 students
Platt College-Aurora Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
22:1
Platt College-Aurora student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
208 students
810 students
Platt College-Aurora Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Platt College-Aurora Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Platt College-Aurora Asian (2007-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% 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 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 $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $20,536 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $20,536 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Platt College-Aurora % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Platt College offers programs in three majors leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree: Computer Graphic Design, Advertising Graphic Design and Advanced Interactive Computer Graphic Design. These programs are specifically designed to build upon the foundation of the Associate degree program and enhance on-the-job experience. At Platt College students find skilled instructors, up-to-date facilities, the latest in technological hardware and software, and a curriculum that is closely monitored by leaders in the graphic design industry. Platt College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology and is approved and regulated by the Division of Private Occupational Schools Department of Higher Education in the State of Colorado.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Denver Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology
    Private for-profit
    1681 S Dayton St
    Denver, CO 80247
    (303)751-8700
    2.1  Mi  |  567  students
  • Aurora Everest College-Aurora
    Private for-profit
    14280 East Jewell Ave
    Aurora, CO 80012
    (303)745-6244
    2.2  Mi  |  402  students
  • Aurora Concorde Career College-Aurora
    Private for-profit
    111 N. Havana Street
    Aurora, CO 80010
    (303)861-1151
    4.1  Mi  |  1022  students
  • Aurora Anthem College-Denver
    Private for-profit
    350 Blackhawk Street
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (954)400-2000
    4.5  Mi  |  187  students
  • Aurora Community College of Aurora
    Public
    16000 E CentreTech Pky
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (303)360-4700
    4.8  Mi  |  7134  students
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