Platt College San Diego: Narrative Description

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6250 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92115-3919
Tel: (619)265-0107; (866)752-8826
Fax: (619)265-8655
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Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1879. Setting: suburban campus with easy access to San Diego. Educational spending 2003-04: $3255 per student. Total enrollment: 335. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. Full-time: 335 students, 27% women, 73% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 2 other countries, 5% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 21% Hispanic, 8% black, 13% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 70% 25 or older. Retention: 42% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Calendar: continuous.

Entrance Requirements:

Required: high school transcript, interview.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $17,226 full-time. Mandatory fees: $100 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment:

Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, video camera. College housing not available.

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