Platt College-Aurora (260813)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,920
2022 Average Net Price
$38,086
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.71%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
64.7%
17 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
232
100% Full-Time

About

Platt College-Aurora (260813) is a higher education institution located in Arapahoe County, CO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Platt College-Aurora (260813) were Registered Nursing (56 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 56 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Platt College-Aurora (260813). 91.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 8.93% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (33 degrees), 3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Platt College-Aurora (260813) is $17,920, which is $2,979 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Platt College-Aurora (260813) is $17,920, which is $2,979 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $38,086.

In 2022, 42% of undergraduate students attending Platt College-Aurora (260813) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$17,920
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Platt College-Aurora (260813) was $17,920. The cost of tuition at Platt College-Aurora (260813) is $2,979 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$38,086
2022 Value
7.32%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Platt College-Aurora (260813) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $38,086. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Platt College-Aurora (260813) grew by 7.32%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,824
Room and Board
$1,920
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Platt College-Aurora (260813) was of $13,824 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,920. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.0521% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

42%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

42% of undergraduate students at Platt College-Aurora (260813) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 10.5% with respect to 2021, when 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.71%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Platt College-Aurora (260813) was 4.71%, which represents 4 out of the 85 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Platt College-Aurora (260813) received 17 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 41.7% annual growth. Out of those 17 applicants, 11 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.7% acceptance rate.

There were 232 students enrolled at Platt College-Aurora (260813) in 2022.

Platt College-Aurora (260813) has an overall enrollment yield of 90.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
11
Accepted Out of 17

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Platt College-Aurora (260813) was 64.7% (11 admissions from 17 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 58.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 41.7%, while admissions grew by 57.1%..

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Enrollment

Platt College-Aurora (260813) had a total enrollment of 232 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Platt College-Aurora (260813) is 232 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Platt College-Aurora (260813) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Platt College-Aurora (260813), both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.3% White, 27.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.33% Black or African American, 5.6% Asian, 3.88% Two or More Races, and 0.431% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Platt College-Aurora (260813) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (50.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (23.3%) and Black or African American Female (5.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Platt College-Aurora (260813) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 232 students. The full-time enrollment at Platt College-Aurora (260813) is 232 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Platt College-Aurora (260813) are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Platt College-Aurora (260813) was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Platt College-Aurora (260813) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    126 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    63 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    17 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Platt College-Aurora (260813) is 54.3% White, 27.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.33% Black or African American, 5.6% Asian, 3.88% Two or More Races, and 0.431% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 46 more women than men received degrees from Platt College-Aurora (260813). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Platt College-Aurora (260813) is white (33 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Platt College-Aurora (260813) is Registered Nursing (56 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Platt College-Aurora (260813), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (56 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Platt College-Aurora (260813) are Registered nurses (1,394,826 people), Medical & health services managers (151,000 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,616 people).

The most specialized majors at Platt College-Aurora (260813) in 2022 are Health (56 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Platt College-Aurora (260813) are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Platt College-Aurora (260813) are Health (56 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Platt College-Aurora (260813) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,482,206 people), Outpatient care centers (237,556 people), Elementary & secondary schools (215,578 people), Offices of physicians (201,917 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (129,843 people).

The most specialized majors at Platt College-Aurora (260813) are Health (56 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
56 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Platt College-Aurora (260813) was Registered Nursing with 56 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

5
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
51
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-Aurora (260813), which is 0.098 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (51).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-Aurora (260813) in Registered Nursing, which is 0.098 times less than the 51 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 51 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-Aurora (260813) in Registered Nursing, which is 10.2 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at Platt College-Aurora (260813) is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    33 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Platt College-Aurora (260813) is white (33 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    32 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    8 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Platt College-Aurora (260813) is white female (32 degrees awarded). There were 4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (8 degrees).

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Operations

Platt College-Aurora (260813) employs 7 Instructors. Most academics at Platt College-Aurora (260813) are Female Instructor (4), and Male Instructor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Platt College-Aurora (260813) are: Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 5 employees, Management, with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.03M
2022 Salaries
5.85%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Platt College-Aurora (260813) paid a median of $3.03M in salaries, a 5.85% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$627k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2022, Platt College-Aurora (260813) paid a total of $627k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Healthcare Practioners and Technical
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Platt College-Aurora (260813) was Instructor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Platt College-Aurora (260813) were Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 5 employees, Management with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Platt College-Aurora (260813) was Female Instructor with 4 employees, and Male Instructor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Platt College-Aurora (260813).

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