Platt College-Los Angeles, Inc: Narrative Description

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7470 North Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90041-1717
Tel: (323)258-8050; Admissions: (323)258-8050; Fax: (323)258-8532; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1987. Setting: suburban campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $4044 per student. Total enrollment: 179. 122 applied, 73% were admitted. Students come from 18 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 46% Hispanic, 9% black, 11% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 53% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: continuous. Academic remediation for entering students, accelerated degree program, summer session for credit, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Option: Common Application. Required: interview, CPAt. Required for some: essay. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $75. Tuition: $24,000 full-time. full-time tuition varies according to program.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 3 open to all. Most popular organizations: Latin American Designers, Graphic Designers Mobilized for the Environment, Multimedia Club. Major annual events: Career Day, Symposium, graduation. Campus security: parking lot security. College housing not available. Platt College Library with 808 books, 20 serials, and 70 audiovisual materials. Operations spending 2002-03: $27,000. 80 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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