Watkins College of Art Design & Film: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Watkins College of Art Design & Film is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 295 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1885 and is one of the 30 schools and colleges located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
6
Few
1-year certificate and bachelor's degree are available at Watkins College of Art Design & Film.

Watkins College of Art Design & Film deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 6 majors. The most popular concentrations are Film and Acting, Graphic Design and Animation, Art, and Interior Design. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Watkins College of Art Design & Film is fair at 71% (close to Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Watkins College of Art Design & Film is very low: 17%. About 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Watkins College of Art Design & Film is good -- 8:1. Find out more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,900
High
Average tuition price is high - about $19,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Watkins College of Art Design & Film (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,500; which totals $20,900 a year.

Read the details about Watkins College of Art Design & Film additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 117 applications were submitted and 82 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Watkins College of Art Design & Film in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Medium
Watkins College of Art Design & Film provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Watkins College of Art Design & Film, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Watkins College of Art Design & Film provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 200 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- about $6,400 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Watkins College of Art Design & Film appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Watkins College of Art Design & Film Location and Maps



Post Address: Watkins College of Art Design & Film, 2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37228, USA
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