South Coast College

  • South Coast College has become one of the leading providers of court reporter career training in California. Students who follow the Court Reporting program have been able to complete their training in a shorter time than they thought possible. South Coast College?s student-focused community is the right place for people who want to improve their lives and enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes with excelling professionally. Since our opening in 1985, we have been dedicated to the principle that education is the foundation for personal and professional growth. No matter what your career aspirations, train at Platt for the career of a lifetime. Our training programs are designed to prepare you for a new, exciting career in the rapidly growing legal or medical field. Our students can select from several hands-on programs.
School Highlights
  • South Coast College serves 342 students (68% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • South Coast College is one of 17 community colleges within Orange County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to South Coast College is Career Networks Institute (1.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
South Coast College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty11 staff97 staff
South Coast College Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered410

Student Body

  • The student population of South Coast College has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The South Coast College 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 Enrollment342 students7,516 students
South Coast College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:144:1
South Coast College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students233 students1,613 students
South Coast College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students109 students5,903 students
South Coast College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
South Coast College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
South Coast College American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2013)
% Asian
South Coast College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
South Coast College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
South Coast College Black (2007-2012)
% White
South Coast College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
South Coast College More (2010-2016)
% Unknown races
South Coast College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.73
South Coast College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
South Coast College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,000$34,900
South Coast College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%80%
    South Coast College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$12,906$9,500
    South Coast College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$24,196$5,500
    South Coast College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    Nearby Schools

    • College Location Mi. Students
    • Career Networks Institute
      Private, for profit
      651 students | 1.10 Mi702 W Town and Country Rd
      Orange CA  92868
    • 29,590 students | 2.10 Mi1530 W. 17th Street
      Santa Ana CA  92706
    • Maric College-Anaheim
      Private, for profit
      n/a students | 2.60 Mi1360 S Anaheim Blvd
      Anaheim CA  92805
    • Career College of California
      Private, for profit
      194 students | 2.80 Mi201 E. 4th Street, Suite 200
      Santa Ana CA  92701
    • 974 students | 3.80 Mi12951 Euclid Street, Suite 101
      Garden Grove CA  92840
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