Platt College-Aurora

Aurora, CO 80014

Platt College-Aurora is a small college with a single focus. The college only offers one program, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). However, they do offer additional courses in liberal arts and sciences. The college was founded in 1891 near the Rocky Mountains. The region enjoys 300 days of sunshine each year, making it a great setting for year-round study. The college also works closely with healthcare systems in the Aurora area, providing students with real-world clinical experience. The college is an accredited member of the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and was awarded the School of Excellence Award in 2018.

The BNS program offered at Platt College is designed to be completed in just 36 months. Students do not need to complete any prerequisites. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing. The college also offers a selection of online courses. However, students enrolled in the BSN program will complete their courses on campus. The online learning center provides students with the chance to complete assignments and interact with other students, providing additional resources and methods for completing standard coursework.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelFor Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 61

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Platt College-Aurora

American Sentinel University
1.67 miles away
National American University-Denver
5.09 miles away
Aspen University
5.41 miles away
Denver School of Nursing
9.79 miles away
Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs
52.93 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
06/29/1986 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/04/2011 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

Net Price

This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergrad students in 2015-2016, therefore net price information is not available.

Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Past Presidents Parley Nurses Training Scholarship

Candidates for this scholarship shall be daughters, sons, spouses, granddaughters or great granddaughters of a veteran or a veteran who has served in the Armed Forces during the [...]

H.M. Muffly Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be Colorado residents who are planning to practice nursing in Colorado. They must be juniors or seniors working towards the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); Registered [...]

Colorado Nurses Association Nightingale Scholarship

Students must be Colorado residents who are Colorado Nurses Association or Colorado Student Nurses Association members. They must be second-year ASN students; third- or fourth-year BSN [...]

More scholarships

Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Colorado state board of nursing
Platt College-Aurora
3100 S Parker Rd
Aurora, CO 80014

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