Platt College-San Diego

  • 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 316 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Platt College-San Diego is one of 21 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Platt College-San Diego is San Diego Community College District-District Office (3.4 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Platt College-San Diego(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty15 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Platt College-San Diego has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Platt College-San Diego diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment316 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:144:1
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# Full-Time Students316 students1,613 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
15%
13%
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% Hispanic
29%
37%
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% Black
10%
7%
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% White
34%
32%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.760.73
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,100$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $23,250 is more than the state average of $19,157. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$23,250$19,157
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$22,993$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$10,603$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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.

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