Platt College-Aurora

3100 South Parker Road
Aurora, CO 80014-0000
Tel: 3033695151
  • 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).
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Platt College-Aurora is one of 6 community colleges within Arapahoe County, CO.
  • The nearest community college is Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology (2.10 miles away).

School Overview

    Platt College-Aurora(CO) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
    Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
    Total Faculty- staff48 staff
    Platt College-Aurora Total Faculty (2007-2012)

    Student Body

    • The student population of 208 has grown by 14% over five years.
    • The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    Total Enrollment208 students1,571 students
    Platt College-Aurora Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
    Student : Teacher Ratio0:136:1
    Platt College-Aurora Student Staff Ratio (2007-2012)
    # Full-Time Students208 students670 students
    Platt College-Aurora Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
    Platt College-Aurora Enrollment Breakdown CO All Enrollment Breakdown
    % American Indian/Alaskan
    Platt College-Aurora American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
    % Asian
    Platt College-Aurora Asian (2008-2016)
    % Hispanic
    Platt College-Aurora Hispanic (2007-2016)
    % Black
    Platt College-Aurora Black (2007-2016)
    % White
    Platt College-Aurora White (2007-2016)
    % Hawaiian
    % Two or more races
    Platt College-Aurora More (2011-2016)
    % Unknown races
    Platt College-Aurora Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups 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.0.390.55
    Platt College-Aurora Diversity Score (2007-2016)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$33,100
    Platt College-Aurora Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

    Finances and Admission

    • The private state tuition of $20,536 is more than the state average of $15,389. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
    Private State Tuition Fees$20,536$15,389
    Platt College-Aurora In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%89%
    Platt College-Aurora % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$41,853$13,000
    Platt College-Aurora Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$9,250$5,139
    Platt College-Aurora Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate100%69%
    Platt College-Aurora Percent Admitted (2007-2013)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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.

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