Platt College San Diego

Platt College San Diego

San Diego, CA
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $15,200 | $15,200
in-state | out-of-state
fall application deadline
Not Reported
acceptance rate
Not Reported
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
sat math
sat reading
sat writing
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Platt College San Diego

Since 1992, Platt College San Diego, California ( is an accredited, degree-granting college that solely specializes in Graphic Design, Web Design / Development, 3D Modeling / Assets, and Digital Filmmaking / VFX. With small class sizes, inverted curriculum, and project based instruction Platt College San Diego offers educational programs that are designed to empower and generate an atmosphere of learning and development.

Platt College San Diego graduates are making a difference at: Industrial Light & Magic, The Walt Disney Company, DreamWorks SKG, Activision / Blizzard, Apple, Nike, just to name a few.

Accreditation and Memberships

Located in California's Finest City

Platt College San Diego is located in the heart of San Diego, CA. San Diego is known as California's Finest City for so many reasons. With a year round temperature averaging 70 degrees, this coastal city and its surrounding communities are wonderland of beautiful scenery and cultural activities.

From snowboarding to surfing there is an outdoor activity within easy access. San Diego boasts 70 miles of beaches and mile-high mountains. With 92 golf courses and variety of marinas, seafarers and land-lovers alike can enjoy a variety of resort activities.

A visit to Balboa Park, the largest urban cultural park in the U.S., will fill students' days with a wide variety of experiences. The world-famous San Diego Zoo is within the park, as is the Globe Theater.

From lunch in Old Town, with its early California Spanish Architecture, to dinner after a day at the horse races at the Del Mar Fair Grounds, each community in this southern California vacation wonderland can lead to a cultural or culinary adventure.

The renowned aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is host to visitors from around the world. Travel to nearby Anza Borrego Desert and photograph the wild big horn sheep or the cactus in full bloom. Students can spend the day in Tijuana Mexico, which is just a quick trip across the border. Don't miss an adventure at Disneyland or a day of star watching in Hollywood. These colorful destinations are just a few hours up the coast by car or train.

With endless possibilities for entertainment and enrichment, San Diego is truly California's Finest City.

Location & Contact

6250 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92115-3919

Mr. Steve Gallup

Director of Admissions

Phone: 619-265-0107
Fax: 619-265-8655

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
  • Communication technologies
    • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Photographic and Film/Video Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Software and Media Applications Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Graphic Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Intermedia/Multimedia
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.


  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted113
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled369
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted24
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted89
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $110
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$15,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$15,200
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students369
    • Male Student Percentage73%
    • Female Student Percentage27%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino25.47%
    • Black or African American10.84%
    • White or Caucasian37.67%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.36%
    • Asian9.49%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races7.32%
    • Unknown or International Student6.5%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students5% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other surveillance cameras, security guard for evening session


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty27
    • Full-time Percentage41%
    • Part-time Percentage59%
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio21:1 or 292 students to 14 faculty


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