• 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 227 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Private-state tuition: $20,536
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 25%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 192% over five years.
Platt College-Aurora
(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
41 staff
87 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Platt College-Aurora has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The Platt College-Aurora diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
227 students
723 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
227 students
528 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
952 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
330 students
443 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
227 students
431 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
31 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
717 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
370 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
22%
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% Black
6%
5%
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% White
75%
57%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
1%
% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.42
0.62
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
1.52%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.01%
2.61%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,000
$33,300
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $20,536 is more than the state average of $17,287. The private state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$20,536
$17,287
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
90%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$41,667
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
45%
62%
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Platt College-Aurora cost?

Platt College-Aurora's private state tuition is approximately $20,536.

What is the acceptance rate of Platt College-Aurora?

The acceptance rate of Platt College-Aurora is 45%, which is lower than the state average of 62%.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Private-state tuition: $20,536
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 25%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

Arapahoe County, CO community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Arapahoe County, CO is Concorde Career College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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