Platt College-Ontario

3700 Inland Empire Boulevard
Ontario, CA 91764-0000
Tel: (909)941-9410
  • Since our opening in 1985, Platt College has been dedicated to the principle that education is the foundation for personal and professional growth, and that students should have the opportunity to develop to their full potential. At Platt our mission is to provide a balanced program of instruction for our students, to help them acquire the specialized knowledge and skills they need to take advantage of exciting career opportunities in many of today’s in-demand fields. We at Platt continuously update our offerings to best serve the needs of students and employers in today’s dynamic Southern California business environment.
School Highlights
  • Platt College-Ontario serves 431 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Platt College-Ontario is one of 13 community colleges within San Bernardino County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is American Career College-Ontario (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 200% over five years.
Platt College-Ontario(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty27 staff92 staff
Platt College-Ontario Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 431 has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment431 students7,516 students
Platt College-Ontario Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:144:1
Platt College-Ontario Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students431 students1,613 students
Platt College-Ontario Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Platt College-Ontario Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Platt College-Ontario Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Platt College-Ontario Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Platt College-Ontario Black (2007-2016)
% White
Platt College-Ontario White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
Platt College-Ontario More (2010-2016)
% Unknown races
Platt College-Ontario Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.620.73
Platt College-Ontario Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,500$34,900
Platt College-Ontario 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-Ontario In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%78%
Platt College-Ontario % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$9,500
Platt College-Ontario Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,385$5,500
Platt College-Ontario Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate99%96%
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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 score 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.