Platt College-Aurora

  • 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 248 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 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.

Top Rankings

Platt College-Aurora ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Colorado for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 156% over five years.
Platt College-Aurora(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions SchoolsAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty41 staff87 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Platt College-Aurora has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The Platt College-Aurora diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment248 students1,461 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
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# Full-Time Students248 students556 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
8%
3%
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% Hispanic
20%
25%
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% Black
6%
5%
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% White
58%
55%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.610.63
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$33,300
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Tuition Cost 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 Aid100%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$40,994$11,634
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Median Debt for Dropouts$10,000$5,500
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Acceptance Rate13%88%
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Platt College-Aurora is Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology (2.1 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,768 per year for in-state students and $10,421 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,287 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Colorado is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Colorado is CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.