Platt College-Central OKC
- The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 60% over five years.
|Platt College-Central OKC||(OK) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Public|
|Total Faculty||11 staff||58 staff|
|Number of Programs Offered||5||9|
|Total Enrollment||134 students||1,805 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||29:1|
|# Full-Time Students||134 students||849 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Two or more races|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$23,500||$33,300|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||88%||88%|
|Median Debt for Graduates||$9,500||$11,520|
|Median Debt for Dropouts||$4,682||$5,500|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Platt College-Central OKC is Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (1.8 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 6,996 students | 1.80 Mi900 N Portland
Oklahoma City,  OK  73107
- 324 students | 2.10 Mi5537 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City,  OK  73132
- 13,397 students | 5.70 Mi7777 S May Ave
Oklahoma City,  OK  73159
- 234 students | 9.10 Mi3701 S I-35 Frontage Road
Oklahoma City,  OK  73160
- 189 students | 10.50 Mi2727 W. Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City,  OK  73134
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