Watkins College of Art & Design


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Tennessee


Watkins College of Art, Design & Film is a nationally accredited, four-year college focusing on the visual arts, offering Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degrees in Fine Art, Film, Graphic Design, Interior Design and Photography and a Bachelors of Arts (BA) in Art. Professional Certificate in Film is also offered for those holding a prior degree. Institutional scholarships, financial aid, and on-campus housing is available. Located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 387
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Undergraduate Students: 387
Faculty: 18

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1

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Contact Information

2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
Nashville Tennessee 37228

Website: http://www.watkins.edu

Main Email: admissions@watkins.edu

Main Phone: 615-383-4848

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Admissions Contact:
Linda Schwab
Director , Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Jessica Bray
Assistant Registrar, Registrar's Office

International Admissions Contact:
Linda Schwab
Director, Admissions

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If transferring 12 credits or less, ACT of 21 or higher or comp. SAT score required

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Essay(s) required:
Depends on area of study selected

Application Fee:
$50 (waived during January of incoming year)

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Portfolio from transferring studio classes; Applicant exercises depends on area of study selected

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Transfers Applied: 200

Transfers Accepted: 130

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 65%

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Presidential Award for Excellence Dean's Award for Portfolio Excellence Raw Talent Scholarship Star Scholarship for Transfer Students Renaissance Scholarship Onyx Scholarship (preference given to African-American/Black applicants La Campana Diversity Scho

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