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Platt College-San Diego

Platt College-San Diego is college with 370 students located in San Diego, CA.

Fine and Performing Arts, Open Admissions

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Platt College-San Diego says

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!

Mission Statement

The mission of Platt College San Diego is to identify the natural talents of our 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.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 370
Gender 74% Male / 26% Female
Geography 1% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 66% 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 39%
Multi-racial 7%
International 2%
Hispanic/Latino 25%
Ethnicity Unknown 5%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: study skills assistance tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries
  • Counseling Services: career counseling economically disadvantaged students services employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): accelerated program internships liberal arts/career combination
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Graphic Design (48%), Intermedia/Multimedia (42%), Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia (9%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals creatively and technically to express emotions, ideas, or inner visions in either two or three dimensions, through simultaneous use of a variety of materials and 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.
Art Directors
Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, broadcasting, and advertising. Direct workers engaged in art work or layout design.
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.
Multimedia Artists and Animators
Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations.

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.
Art Directors
Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, broadcasting, and advertising. Direct workers engaged in art work or layout design.
Multimedia Artists and Animators
Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
Artists and Related Workers, All Other
All artists and related workers not listed separately.
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.

Associates

A program that focuses on the development, use, critical evaluation, and regulation of new electronic communication technologies using computer applications; and that prepares individuals to function as developers and managers of digital communications media. Includes instruction in computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; the study of human interaction with, and use of, digital media; and emerging trends and issues.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Media and Communication Workers, All Other
All media and communication workers not listed separately.

Administration & Faculty

Chairman Robert D Leiker
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 11
Student : Faculty Ratio 20 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 72 : 27
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions
Email
  [email protected]

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Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $35,580 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $35,081
$30K-$48K $35,193
$48K-$75K $34,012
$75K-$110K $40,151
$110K+ $40,468

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $23,250, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $25,120 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $15,024
Books $1,870 $1,870
Total (before financial aid) $26,990 $42,014

Students Receiving Aid

68% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 53% $11,342
Federal Scholarships/Grants 68% $4,378
Institutional Grants 3% $1,523
Other Federal Grants 29% $383
Pell Grants 66% $4,317
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 8% $9,727
Student Loans 53% $11,342

Financial Aid Websites

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

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.platt.edu.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

72% of students graduated in six years.

Rankings

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