Watkins College of Art

Nashville, TN

Watkins College of Art

Nashville, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$24,450

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
20%
18-23
59%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 84
Declined 5
Total Received 89
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Private

252

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Watkins College of Art, 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 two miles from downtown Nashville.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 251
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Nashville International

Watkins College of Art
2298 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard
Nashville
37228

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Company Q (art society)
  • Film club
  • sports club
  • Student Government

Top Events

  • Welcome BBQ
  • YART Sale
  • Talent Show
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Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • monitored 24 hour camera security

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
20%
18-23
59%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline July 15

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 84
Declined 5
Total Received 89

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
application essay
academic GPA
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

character/personal qualities
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $22,500
Room & board $10,500
Additional fees $1,950
Total $34,950

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art/Art Studies, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Interior Design
Photography
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Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

251

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

252
students

Female
58%
145

Male
40%
101

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

194
students

Female
61%
117

Male
39%
77

22%

52
students

Female
54%
28

Male
46%
24

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 58%
Student 4 year graduation rate 12%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

21

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job bank
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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