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Platt College-Aurora

Platt College-Aurora is college with 209 students located in Aurora, CO.

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Offers Baccalaureate Degrees, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions

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Overview

Overview

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I am pleased to welcome you to Platt College -- a college dedicated above all else to student success. An integral part of our mission is to provide quality undergraduate education, competencies, and skills to make our graduates successful in employment and in higher education opportunities. For this reason, Platt College may well be your best choice for learning, at all stages of life. We serve students from all over the Denver Metro area in our associate of applied science degree programs and our bachelor degree programs.

Platt College's history spans over two decades and our graduates are known in our community for their work with people from vulnerable populations, for their artistic design abilities, for their utilization of evidence to provide competent and safe care, and for their ability to explore the creative process. Platt College graduates are continually finding fresh ways to give back, to share, and to accept the demands of responsible citizenship.

More importantly, we strive to introduce students to the pursuit of life-long learning, to the development of educated members of the community, and to provide the foundation for becoming informed, independent thinkers who can comprehend, evaluate, and address the issues that human beings face in their personal lives, in their careers, and in community and public affairs.

We invite you to explore our web site and to visit our campus - you'll sense the energy of Platt College. Our students understand that they need to prepare for their careers, and they also appreciate that new learning itself expands their lives.

But please, see for yourself! We hope you will schedule a visit to Platt College soon, or roam our web site to learn about our academic programs, student support services, and more. Come experience the Platt Difference!

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Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 209
Gender 13% Male / 87% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 67% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 76%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 3%
Hispanic/Latino 10%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center study skills assistance writing center
  • Facilities
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (81%), Design and Visual Communications (14%), Design and Visual Communications (4%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Commercial and Industrial Designers
Develop and design manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and children's toys. Combine artistic talent with research on product use, marketing, and materials to create the most functional and appealing product design.
Graphic Designers
Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
Set and Exhibit Designers
Design special exhibits and movie, television, and theater sets. May study scripts, confer with directors, and conduct research to determine appropriate architectural styles.
Designers, All Other
All designers not listed separately.

Associates

A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Commercial and Industrial Designers
Develop and design manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and children's toys. Combine artistic talent with research on product use, marketing, and materials to create the most functional and appealing product design.
Graphic Designers
Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
Set and Exhibit Designers
Design special exhibits and movie, television, and theater sets. May study scripts, confer with directors, and conduct research to determine appropriate architectural styles.
Designers, All Other
All designers not listed separately.

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Administration & Faculty

Director Jerald B Sirbu
President Jerald B Sirbu
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 9
Student : Faculty Ratio 11 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 22 : 77
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $37,350 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $36,407
$75K-$110K $40,359

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $18,361, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $18,361 Same as On-Campus
Fees $2,175 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $11,673
Books $3,210 $3,210
Total (before financial aid) $23,746 $35,419

Students Receiving Aid

67% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 100% $6,174
Federal Scholarships/Grants 67% $4,607
Other Federal Grants 67% $234
Pell Grants 67% $4,373
Student Loans 100% $6,174

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.plattcolorado.edu.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.plattcolorado.edu/calculator.html.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

40% of students graduated on time.

46% of students graduated in six years.

100% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

WalletHub

#253 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America

Washington Monthly

#59 Baccalaureate Colleges - Research Expenditures Rank
#98 Baccalaureate Colleges - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#100 Baccalaureate Colleges - Community Service Participation Rank
#138 Baccalaureate Colleges - ROTC Rank
#158 Baccalaureate Colleges - Peace Corps Rank
#205 Baccalaureate Colleges - Bachelor's to PhD rank
#282 Baccalaureate Colleges - Overall Rank
#292 Baccalaureate Colleges - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#340 Baccalaureate Colleges - Graduation Rate Rank
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