246
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
94
94%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film is a Comprehensive institution located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2298 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard
Nashville, TN  37228
United States
Contact Ms. Jaime Raybin
Recruiter
Email: admissions@watkins.edu
Phone: 615-383-4848
Fax: 615-383-4849

Majors & Degrees

Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

89
Applied
84
Accepted
246
Enrolled
94%
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Female Admissions

53
Females Applied
49
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

36
Males Applied
35
Males Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.6
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Artistic exercises, optional portfolio

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 15th August 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 15th August 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
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Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

22,500
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Fees

1,950
Full-time student fees
10,500
Room & board
6,750
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

246
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.37%
Black or African American 13.94%
White or Caucasian 70.12%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 1.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.4%
Two or more races 6.37%
Other 0.4%

Gender

Male (41.06%)
Female (58.94%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 24%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Welcome BBQ, YART Sale and Talent Show

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Company Q (art society), Film club, sports club and Student Government

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
monitored 24 hour camera security

Faculty

56
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 36
Male - 29
Female - 27