Watkins College of Art Design & Film

School Highlights

Watkins College of Art Design & Film serves 158 students (85% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.

Top Rankings

Watkins College of Art Design & Film ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Tennessee for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
Watkins College of Art Design & Film(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design SchoolsBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty53 staff81 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Watkins College of Art Design & Film has declined by 48% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Watkins College of Art Design & Film diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment158 students1,209 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:113:1
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# Full-Time Students135 students656 students
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# Part-Time Students23 students553 students
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# Undergraduate Students127 students656 students
# Graduate Students8 students16 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-13 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
7%
6%
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% Black
13%
18%
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% White
64%
69%
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% Two or more races
7%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
-
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.49
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,000$29,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $20,250 is more than the state average of $6,149. The in-state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $20,250 is more than the state average of $15,358. The out-state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$20,250$6,149
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Out-State Tuition Fees$20,250$15,358
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$28,250$12,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$12,000$5,500
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Acceptance Rate58%83%
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SAT Total Avg.1,4731,449
SAT Reading525525
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SAT Math463455
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SAT Writing485469
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ACT Total Avg.6357
ACT Composite2119
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ACT English2119
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ACT Math2119
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ACT Writing88
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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