Platt College-Los Angeles

  • 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 51 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Platt College-Los Angeles is Los Angeles College of Music (3.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Platt College-Los Angeles places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Platt College-Los Angeles has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Platt College-Los Angeles diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment661 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:144:1
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# Full-Time Students661 students1,613 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
16%
13%
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% Hispanic
66%
37%
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% Black
5%
7%
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% White
7%
32%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.530.73
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,500$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,820 is less than the state average of $19,157. The private state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,820$19,157
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,385$5,500
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Acceptance Rate (Year 2007)93%85%
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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