Overview

Applicants
113
Acceptance Rate
83%

GPA Breakdown

14%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
8%
3.25 - 3.49
25%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
10%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 25

Deadlines


Regular
July 15

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Application Essay
Non-Academic

Talent / Ability
Level of applicant's interest

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
7:1
Total Faculty
57
with Terminal Degree
31

29
Men
28
Women

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years
67%

Majors

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drawing
  • Film/Cinema Studies
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Interior Design
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture


Degrees

Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Career overview


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years
67%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Oct 1
Notification Date
May 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$1,500

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$2,000

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,500

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$20,000

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
50%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$1,500

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$18,900
Required Fees
$1,560
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,500

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$1,600

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
396
Out of State
30%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
4

Demographics

52% female
48% male
30% are out of state
68% are full time
32% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
25%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
0

Sports

Athletic Division
Other


Student Services


Sustainability


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
8

Average Number of PC's per Lab
15

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
90%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Student discounts for hardware from Apple, software discounts from CDWG

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jenna Maurice
Admissions Office Manager

Address
2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37228

Phone
615-383-4848

Email
admissions@watkins.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Hillsboro Village/Vandy
Cheekwood Museum and Botanical Gardens
Green Hills
Sarrett Student Center

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 11am Monday through Friday
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
4 times a year

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
availability

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Nashville International Airport (BNA) Taxi Bus Line

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Airport: 40W to 24 W to 65S - Exit 85 - turn right; college on right approx. 1.5 miles

Local Accommodations
SpringHill Suites - next to campus Millennium Maxwell House Nashville - within one mile Courtyard by Marriott Vanderbilt - downtown Hampton Inn Nashville - Vanderbilt - downtown Hotel Preston - Airport area
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Key Stats

113
Applicants
396
Size
83%
Acceptance Rate