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Platt College San Diego

San Diego, CA 4-Year Private

About Platt College San Diego

Established in 1980, Platt College San Diego, California is located in the heart of the San Diego State University’s College District. Family owned and operated, PCSD is the first and only accredited, degree-granting college that solely specializes in Graphic Design, Web Design & Development, 3D Character Modeling, and Digital Filmmaking & Special Effects within the greater San Diego area. Platt College San Diego, with a curriculum developed by Media Art professionals, programs are tailored specifically for the creative learner. One-class-at-a-time, small class sizes, inverted curriculum, and hands-on/project-based instruction, PCSD offers Degree programs that are designed to empower and generate an atmosphere of creative learning. It’s simply “Nerdvana”!

Platt College San Diego is a private school located in the suburban setting of San Diego, CA, less than an hour from San Diego.

Founded in 1879, Platt College San Diego currently enrolls around 96 students a year, including 96 undergrads. The institution runs on a continuous academic calendar.

The school spends $3,660 for each full-time student enrolled.

Admissions Facts About Platt College San Diego

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Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Platt College San Diego Acceptance Rate 2021

Around 0 percent of all applicants to Platt College San Diego are accepted each year.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Platt College San Diego a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

About 0 percent of students who start at Platt College San Diego come back the next year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 85 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Based on this information, how does Platt College San Diego sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Platt College San Diego a good school for YOU?

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College Info

Platt College San Diego Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Platt College San Diego is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Platt College San Diego is Continuous processing.

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Platt College San Diego Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Platt College San Diego is like? There are approximately 114 students enrolled at Platt College San Diego. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from CA and 5% percent of students are from other states.


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