Platt College (Newport Beach): Narrative Description

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3901 MacArthur Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Tel: (949)833-2300; 888-866-6697
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Independent, primarily 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1985. Setting: urban campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $4419 per student. Total enrollment: 270. 50 applied, 80% were admitted. Full-time: 270 students, 33% women, 67% men. Students come from 12 states and territories, 5 other countries. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: visual/performing arts. Core. Calendar: continuous. Accelerated degree program, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Required: essay, high school transcript, interview, CPAt. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment:

Major annual events: Career Day, Career Symposium, student art exhibit. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Platt Library with 1,100 books, 15 serials, and 100 audiovisual materials. Operations spending 2003-04: $35,525. 10 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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