Platt College-San Diego

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,125
31.8% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$37,753
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
7.06%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
178
100% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
83%
39 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 (40 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 115 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Platt College-San Diego. 25.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 74.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (50 degrees), 2.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (20 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Platt College-San Diego is $17,125, which is $3,125 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Platt College-San Diego is $17,125, which is $3,125 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $37,753.

In 2017, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,125
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Platt College-San Diego was $17,125. The cost of tuition at Platt College-San Diego is $3,125 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$37,753
2017 Value
5.02%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Platt College-San Diego had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $37,753. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Platt College-San Diego grew by 5.02%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,656
Room and Board
$1,870
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Platt College-San Diego was of $16,656 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,870. The cost of room and board increased by 4.36% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
62%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Platt College-San Diego received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.57% with respect to 2016, when 56% 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.
7.06%
2016 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Platt College-San Diego was 7.06%, which represents 6 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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Enrollment

Platt College-San Diego has a total enrollment of 178 students. The full-time enrollment at Platt College-San Diego is 178 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 41.6% White, 26.4% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% Asian, 7.3% Black or African American, 6.18% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Platt College-San Diego in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (29.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (17.4%) and White Female (11.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority 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 178 students. The full-time enrollment at Platt College-San Diego is 178 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 71.1% 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%), 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
    74
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    47
  3. Asian
    22

The enrolled student population at Platt College-San Diego is 41.6% White, 26.4% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% Asian, 7.3% Black or African American, 6.18% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8 students (4.49%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 57 fewer women than men received degrees from Platt College-San Diego. The majority of degree recipients at Platt College-San Diego are white (50 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (20 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Platt College-San Diego is Multimedia (40 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 (111 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (2 degrees), and Communications (2 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 (447,751 people), Other managers (256,757 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (189,469 people), Computer occupations, all other (143,241 people), and Computer programmers (121,327 people).

The most specialized majors at Platt College-San Diego are Visual & Performing Arts (111 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (2 degrees), Communications (2 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 Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Dentists, Physicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Platt College-San Diego are Visual & Performing Arts (111 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (2 degrees), Communications (2 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 (591,271 people), Elementary & secondary schools (360,172 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (290,696 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (154,984 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (151,974 people).

The most specialized majors at Platt College-San Diego are Visual & Performing Arts (111 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (2 degrees), Communications (2 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. 40 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Platt College-San Diego was Multimedia with 40 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 86
  2. 29

In 2017, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-San Diego, which is 2.97 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (29).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-San Diego in Graphic Design, which is 2.94 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 18 degrees were awarded to women at Platt College-San Diego in Graphic Design, which is 0.34 times less than the 53 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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 (68.1%).

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, 10.3% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    50 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    20 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Platt College-San Diego is white (50 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (20 degrees).

6.09% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    38 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Platt College-San Diego is white male (38 degrees awarded). There were 2.71 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (14 degrees).

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Operations

Platt College-San Diego has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Platt College-San Diego had a total salary expenditure of $3.41M. Platt College-San Diego employs 10 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Platt College-San Diego are Male Instructors (7), Female Instructors(3), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Platt College-San Diego are: Office and Administrative Support, with 5 employees, Management, with 4 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Platt College-San Diego has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Platt College-San Diego stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2017, 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

$2.15M
2017 Salaries
2.51%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Platt College-San Diego paid a median of $2.15M in salaries, which represents 63.2% of their overall expenditure ($3.41M) and a 2.51% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 16.4% decline from 2015 and a 7.27% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$446k
Instructional Salaries
10
Number of Employees

In 2017, Platt College-San Diego paid a total of $446k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.02M (18.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Platt College-San Diego were Instructor with 10 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Platt College-San Diego were Office and Administrative Support with 5 employees; Management with 4 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Platt College-San Diego was Male Instructor with 7 employees, Female Instructor with 3 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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