Platt College-San Diego

6250 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego
CA, 92115-3919
Tel: (619)265-0107
391 students
Private for-profit

Get admissions information on Platt College-San Diego and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

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 391 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Platt College-San Diego is one of 22 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
The nearest community college is California College-San Diego (4.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Platt College-San Diego Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 391 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment
391 students
1,287 students
Platt College-San Diego Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
391 students
832 students
Platt College-San Diego Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Platt College-San Diego sch enrollment Platt College-San Diego sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
15%
2%
Platt College-San Diego Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
25%
7%
Platt College-San Diego Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
12%
Platt College-San Diego Black (2006-2012)
% White
50%
66%
Platt College-San Diego White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
5%
2%
Platt College-San Diego More (2008-2012)
Platt College-San Diego sch ethnicity Platt College-San Diego sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Platt College-San Diego Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $23,250 is more than the state average of $5,940. 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 $10,072. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $23,250 $5,940
Platt College-San Diego In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $23,250 $10,072
Platt College-San Diego Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

Get admissions information on Platt College-San Diego and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • San Diego California College-San Diego
    Private for-profit
    2820 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 300
    San Diego , CA , 92108
    4.1  Mi  |  961  students
  • El Cajon Grossmont College
    Public
    8800 Grossmont College Dr
    El Cajon , CA , 92020
    (619)644-7000
    5.0  Mi  |  16980  students
  • El Cajon Cuyamaca College
    Public
    900 Rancho San Diego Pky
    El Cajon , CA , 92019
    (619)660-4000
    7.2  Mi  |  8017  students
  • San Diego Fashion Careers College
    Public
    1923 Morena Blvd
    San Diego , CA , 92110
    8.4  Mi  |  104  students
Recent Articles
Federal Student Loans – Not Available at 20% of Community Colleges
Federal Student Loans – Not Available at 20% of Community Colleges
Although a community college education is inexpensive when compared to tuition and fees at a four-year institution, some students still need financial assistance to pay their education bills. Yet, some community colleges don’t participate in the federal student loan program, putting some students in a financial bind.
Post-Recession Cliff Looms for Community Colleges
While many factors have contributed to the current decline in community college enrollment, the recovering economy is chief among them. As more and more people return to the workforce, fewer students enroll in courses at community colleges. Many institutions must now deal with budget shortfalls in the face of double-digit declines in enrollment.
4 Indispensable Tips for Surviving Your 1st Semester of Community College
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?