Platt College-Ontario

3700 Inland Empire Boulevard, Ste 400
Ontario, CA 91764
  • 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 510 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.

Top Rankings

Platt College-Ontario ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Platt College-Ontario(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate'sAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty27 staff149 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Platt College-Ontario has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The Platt College-Ontario diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment510 students8,598 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:145:1
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# Full-Time Students510 students2,015 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
3%
12%
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% Hispanic
57%
43%
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% Black
8%
7%
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% White
17%
25%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
6%
4%
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% Non Resident races
6%
4%
% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.73
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,500$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,820 is less than the state average of $19,155. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,820$19,155
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$10,063
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,228$5,751
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Acceptance Rate (Year 2007)99%85%
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Platt College-Ontario is American Career College-Ontario (0.7 miles away).
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  • Everest College-Ontario
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    (909) 984-5027
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    (909) 652-6000
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  • Keck Graduate Institute
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    Private not-for-profit
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    (909) 607-7855
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The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in California is Coastline Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.