Platt College-Los Angeles

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,519
3.3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$29,589
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.729%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
667
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
67%
187 Graduates

About

Platt College-Los Angeles is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Platt College-Los Angeles were Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (61 degrees awarded), Respiratory Care Therapist (37 degrees), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (16 degrees).

In 2022, 358 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Platt College-Los Angeles. 86.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 13.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (212 degrees), 3.31 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (64 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Platt College-Los Angeles is $14,519, which is $−422 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Platt College-Los Angeles is $14,519, which is $−423 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,589.

In 2022, 78% of undergraduate students attending Platt College-Los Angeles received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,519
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Platt College-Los Angeles was $14,519. The cost of tuition at Platt College-Los Angeles is $−423 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$29,589
2022 Value
13.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Platt College-Los Angeles had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,589. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Platt College-Los Angeles grew by 13.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,253
Room and Board
$1,695
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Platt College-Los Angeles was of $17,253 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.05% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,695. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Platt College-Los Angeles received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 20.4% with respect to 2021, when 98% 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.
0.729%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Platt College-Los Angeles was 0.729%, which represents 8 out of the 1098 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Platt College-Los Angeles had a total enrollment of 667 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Platt College-Los Angeles is 667 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Platt College-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Platt College-Los Angeles, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66% Hispanic or Latino, 14.2% White, 10.5% Asian, 3.9% Two or More Races, 3.6% Black or African American, 1.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.3% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Platt College-Los Angeles in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (53.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (12.4%) and White Female (11.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Platt College-Los Angeles in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 667 students. The full-time enrollment at Platt College-Los Angeles is 667 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Platt College-Los Angeles are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

89%
2013 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-Los Angeles was 89%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Platt College-Los Angeles had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    440 enrolled students
  2. White
    95 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    70 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Platt College-Los Angeles is 66% Hispanic or Latino, 14.2% White, 10.5% Asian, 3.9% Two or More Races, 3.6% Black or African American, 1.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.3% 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, 260 more women than men received degrees from Platt College-Los Angeles. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Platt College-Los Angeles is hispanic or latino (212 degrees awarded). There were 3.31 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (64 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Platt College-Los Angeles is Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (61 degrees awarded), followed by Respiratory Care Therapist (37 degrees) and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (16 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Platt College-Los Angeles, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (155 degrees awarded), Protective Services (4 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees).

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-Los Angeles are Registered nurses (1,490,931 people), Accountants & auditors (1,058,282 people), Other managers (850,627 people), Software developers (670,896 people), and Financial managers (514,064 people).

The most specialized majors at Platt College-Los Angeles in 2022 are Health (155 degrees awarded), Protective Services (4 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees), and Business (6 degrees) (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-Los Angeles are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Platt College-Los Angeles are Health (155 degrees awarded), Protective Services (4 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees), and Business (6 degrees) (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-Los Angeles are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,852,682 people), Computer Systems Design (1,063,158 people), Elementary & secondary schools (770,016 people), Banking & related activities (551,991 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (545,679 people).

The most specialized majors at Platt College-Los Angeles are Health (155 degrees awarded), Protective Services (4 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (3 degrees), and Business (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Platt College-Los Angeles.

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Platt College-Los Angeles was Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician with 61 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

49
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
309
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-Los Angeles, which is 0.159 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (309).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-Los Angeles in Respiratory Care Therapist, which is 0.56 times less than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Platt College-Los Angeles in Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician, which is 12.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Platt College-Los Angeles is Male and Black or African American (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. Hispanic or Latino
    212 degrees awarded
  2. White
    64 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Platt College-Los Angeles is hispanic or latino (212 degrees awarded). There were 3.31 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (64 degrees).

5.87% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    182 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    59 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Platt College-Los Angeles is hispanic or latino female (182 degrees awarded). There were 3.08 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (59 degrees).

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Operations

Platt College-Los Angeles employs 21 Instructors. Most academics at Platt College-Los Angeles are Female Instructor (15), and Male Instructor (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Platt College-Los Angeles are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 26 employees, Management, with 16 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$15.5M
2022 Salaries
1.6%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Platt College-Los Angeles paid a median of $15.5M in salaries, a 1.6% 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

$1.57M
Instructional Salaries
21
Number of Employees

In 2022, Platt College-Los Angeles paid a total of $1.57M to 21 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.1% 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
21 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
26 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Platt College-Los Angeles was Instructor with 21 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Platt College-Los Angeles were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees, Management with 16 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 6 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-Los Angeles was Female Instructor with 15 employees, and Male Instructor with 6 employees.

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

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