Tuition & Fees

$24,450

$24,450

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

Not Reported

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private (nonprofit)

Student Enrollment
Not Reported

Most Popular Majors

  1. Film
  2. Graphic Design
  3. Fine Art
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Codes

SAT 4927
ACT 4027

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Location

School Facts

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, founded as Watkins Institute in 1887, is a regionally and nationally accredited, private, not-for-profit, four-year college of the visual arts. Its 13-acre campus is located in Nashville. The college awards four-year B.F.A. degrees in film, fine art, graphic design, interior design and photography, and a four-year B.A. in art.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Nashville, TN

13-acre campus in Nashville (population: 691,243).

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film
2298 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37228

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
65%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(waived January through February for fall application and August through October for spring application)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
July 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Interview
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Linda Schwab
Director of Admissions
P: 866 887-6395
F: 615 383-4849
admissions@watkins.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $22,500
Room & board $6,750
Additional fees $1,950
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $33,200
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
August 1

Institution's own financial aid form
August 1

State aid form
August 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 866 887-6395
F: 615 383-4849
financialaid@watkins.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Regina Gilbert
Director of Financial Aid
rgilbert@watkins.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Film
Fine Art
Graphic Design
Illustration
Interior Design
Photography
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Film
  2. Graphic Design
  3. Fine Art

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

0

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

Not reported

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Not reported

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Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.60
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

84

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Countries most often represented China
Honduras
India
Panama
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Linda Schwab
Director of Admissions
lschwab@watkins.edu

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