Platt College-San Diego

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,125
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$25,588
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.97%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
96
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
62.5%
30 Graduates

About

Platt College-San Diego is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Platt College-San Diego were Multimedia (32 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 107 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Platt College-San Diego. 27.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 72.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (43 degrees), 1.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Platt College-San Diego is $17,125, which is $2,725 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Platt College-San Diego is $17,125, which is $2,725 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,588.

In 2020, 43% of undergraduate students attending Platt College-San Diego received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,125
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Platt College-San Diego was $17,125. The cost of tuition at Platt College-San Diego is $2,725 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$25,588
2020 Value
9.04%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Platt College-San Diego had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,588. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Platt College-San Diego grew by 9.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,084
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Platt College-San Diego was of $15,084 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 9.47% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Platt College-San Diego received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 14% with respect to 2019, when 50% 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.
5.97%
2018 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Platt College-San Diego was 5.97%, which represents 4 out of the 67 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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Enrollment

Platt College-San Diego has a total enrollment of 96 students. The full-time enrollment at Platt College-San Diego is 96 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Platt College-San Diego are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Platt College-San Diego, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.5% White, 25% Hispanic or Latino, 12.5% Black or African American, 7.29% Asian, 5.21% Two or More Races, 3.13% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.04% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Platt College-San Diego in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (25%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (13.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (11.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Platt College-San Diego, both undergraduate and graduate, is 96 students. The full-time enrollment at Platt College-San Diego is 96 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Platt College-San Diego are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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-San Diego was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Platt College-San Diego had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    35
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    24
  3. Black or African American
    12

The enrolled student population at Platt College-San Diego is 36.5% White, 25% Hispanic or Latino, 12.5% Black or African American, 7.29% Asian, 5.21% Two or More Races, 3.13% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.04% 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 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 49 fewer women than men received degrees from Platt College-San Diego. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Platt College-San Diego is white (43 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (28 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Platt College-San Diego is Multimedia (32 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Platt College-San Diego, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (107 degrees awarded), Communications (0 degrees), and Communication Technologies (0 degrees).

Workforce

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-San Diego are Software developers (466,752 people), Other managers (259,288 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (159,322 people), Computer occupations, all other (130,566 people), and Computer & information systems managers (123,974 people).

The most specialized majors at Platt College-San Diego are Visual & Performing Arts (107 degrees awarded), Communications (0 degrees), Communication Technologies (0 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Platt College-San Diego are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Platt College-San Diego are Visual & Performing Arts (107 degrees awarded), Communications (0 degrees), Communication Technologies (0 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Platt College-San Diego are Computer Systems Design (614,351 people), Elementary & secondary schools (355,481 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (295,083 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (146,929 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (144,037 people).

The most specialized majors at Platt College-San Diego are Visual & Performing Arts (107 degrees awarded), Communications (0 degrees), Communication Technologies (0 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Platt College-San Diego.
Most Common
  1. 32 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Platt College-San Diego was Multimedia with 32 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

78
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
29
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-San Diego, which is 2.69 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (29).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 55 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-San Diego in Graphic Design, which is 2.75 times more than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 20 degrees were awarded to women at Platt College-San Diego in Graphic Design, which is 0.364 times less than the 55 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

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 at Platt College-San Diego is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.67% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    43 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Platt College-San Diego is white (43 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (28 degrees).

5.61% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    34 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Platt College-San Diego is white male (34 degrees awarded). There were 1.89 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (18 degrees).

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Operations

Platt College-San Diego has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Platt College-San Diego had a total salary expenditure of $2.92M. Platt College-San Diego employs 6 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Platt College-San Diego are Male Instructors (4), Female Instructors(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Platt College-San Diego are: Management, with 4 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 3 employees, and Sales and related with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Platt College-San Diego received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.52M
2020 Salaries
2.14%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Platt College-San Diego paid a median of $1.52M in salaries, which represents 52% of their overall expenditure ($2.92M) and a 2.14% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 31.8% decline from 2018 and a 1.23% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$370k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2020, Platt College-San Diego paid a total of $370k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
4 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Platt College-San Diego were Instructor with 6 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Platt College-San Diego were Management with 4 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees; and Sales and related with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Platt College-San Diego was Male Instructor with 4 employees, and Female Instructor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Platt College-San Diego.

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