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Watkins College of Art, Design and Film
Nashville, TN
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film offers bachelor of fine arts degrees in film, graphic design, interior design, and photography; a bachelor's degree in art; and a post-graduate certificate in film. Its 13-acre campus is located in Nashville
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 246
   Women 145 (58.9%)
   Men 101 (41.1%)
Graduate Students 5
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 94% of 89 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math 463 average
400-515 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 525 average
435-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance Not available
  Tuition and Fees $23,700
  Room and Board Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 18
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 53% of classes
20-29 students: 8% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Nashville Population 545,524
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing  
Athletic Conferences  
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
14.1% Black/African-American
6.4% Hispanic/Latino
6.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.7% White
0.4% Unknown
International Students 0.8% from 2 countries
First-Year Students Returning 58.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 11.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported