Platt College-Los Angeles

1000 South Fremont Avenue, A10
Alhambra, CA 91803-0000
Tel: (626)300-5444
  • Platt College Students enjoy a rich curriculum of graphic arts courses, information technology and paralegal training. Whether you're looking for multimedia education, information technology networking classes, vocational education, technical or corporate training, Platt College provides career training that leads to success.
School Highlights
  • Platt College-Los Angeles serves 661 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Platt College-Los Angeles is one of 52 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is Los Angeles College of Music (3.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Platt College-Los Angeles(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty29 staff92 staff
Platt College-Los Angeles Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 661 has grown by 64% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 51:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 47% over five years.
Total Enrollment661 students7,516 students
Platt College-Los Angeles Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:144:1
Platt College-Los Angeles Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students661 students1,613 students
Platt College-Los Angeles Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Platt College-Los Angeles Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Platt College-Los Angeles American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2011)
% Asian
Platt College-Los Angeles Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Platt College-Los Angeles Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Platt College-Los Angeles Black (2007-2016)
% White
Platt College-Los Angeles White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Platt College-Los Angeles Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Two or more races
Platt College-Los Angeles More (2010-2016)
% Unknown races
Platt College-Los Angeles Ethnicity Breakdown CA 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.0.530.73
Platt College-Los Angeles Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,500$34,900
Platt College-Los Angeles Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,820 is less than the state average of $18,802. The private state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,820$18,802
Platt College-Los Angeles In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%78%
Platt College-Los Angeles % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$9,500
Platt College-Los Angeles Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,385$5,500
Platt College-Los Angeles Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate93%96%
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Platt College has three campuses located throughout Southern California: Platt College Huntington Beach, Platt College Los Angeles and Platt College Ontario. Platt College Los Angeles is conveniently located within easy access to beautiful California beaches, amusement parks, the entertainment industry and other attractions. Platt College offers Certificate, Diploma and Associate Degree programs ranging from five to twenty months. Graduates from our program have found successful careers as production artists, graphic art designers, advertising art directors, illustrators, layout artists and computer artists, among other professions. The college also offers Corporate training. Every company has unique corporate training needs. That's why we customize our courses to fit your workplace environment and special requirements. Some examples of courses we have offered to corporate clients in the past include Desktop Publishing, Newsletter Design, A+ Computer Installation, Maintenance and Repair, Web Page Design and Microsoft Office Software.

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,802 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a 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. of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.