6250 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • The mission of Platt College San Diego is to identify the natural talents of its students and build those talents into strengths that will serve as personal assets in a career oriented society. Our mission includes the promotion of self-belief, respect for others and a commitment to the ethic of focused work.

School Highlights

Platt College-San Diego serves 96 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 96 students
  • Private-state tuition: $23,250
  • Student:teacher ratio: 4:1
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Platt College-San Diego ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 80% over five years.
Platt College-San Diego
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
27 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Platt College-San Diego has declined by 46% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Platt College-San Diego diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
96 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
96 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
191 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
96 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
n/a
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% Asian
15%
14%
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% Hispanic
24%
45%
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% Black
7%
5%
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% White
37%
26%
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% Hawaiian
3%
n/a
% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.78
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
4.57%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.3%
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,100
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $23,250 is more than the state average of $20,540. The private state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$23,250
$20,540
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
62%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$14,875
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$5,859
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • A leader amongst the graphic art schools in San Diego, Platt College takes a unique approach with its students. Its education programs are designed to empower its students and generate an atmosphere of learning and development. Students can choose from various specialties: From video production, 3D animation, graphic design, development multimedia training, game animation, video game design to website design classes. Graduates enter the work place with a strong foundation and are able to meet future challenges and adapt to the evolving job market. Platt College San Diego consists of approximately 16,700 square feet of classrooms, computer labs, library, and administrative area. The facilities for core curriculum courses accommodate a maximum of 28 students. The general education lecture classrooms accommodate a maximum of 30 students. Class sizes vary, but the average per session is 28 students at the associate terms and 20 students at the specialized terms. In all cases, class sizes are carefully controlled to provide individualized assistance to the student body. Platt College San Diego consistently update equipment and software to remain current with high-end industries within the professional realm. Platt College San Diego seeks to teach its students both traditional and contemporary skills within a supportive environment that stimulates the incubation of new ideas and stretches the minds and talents of its students. Because the fields in which we instruct are in a constant state of development, our emphasis is on providing a foundation in problem solving skills to meet future challenges and the needs of a changing and constantly evolving job market. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT), listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency, accredit Platt College San Diego. The primary purpose of ACCSCT and other accrediting agencies is to establish and maintain high educational standards and ethical business practices among its accredited institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Platt College-San Diego cost?

Platt College-San Diego's private state tuition is approximately $23,250.

What is Platt College-San Diego's ranking?

Platt College-San Diego ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Diversity in US community colleges.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 96 students
  • Private-state tuition: $23,250
  • Student:teacher ratio: 4:1
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

San Diego County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in San Diego County, CA is Concorde Career College-San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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