Watkins College of Art Design & Film

2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
Nashville, TN 37228-0000
Tel: (615)383-4848
School Highlights
  • Watkins College of Art Design & Film serves 304 students (76% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 26%.
  • Watkins College of Art Design & Film is one of 12 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
  • The nearest community college is John A Gupton College (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Watkins College of Art Design & Film(TN) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty29 staff29 staff
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 304 has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment304 students631 students
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:130:1
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students230 students369 students
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students74 students262 students
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Enrollment Breakdown TN All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
113113
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
% Asian
-
2%
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
-
3%
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
5%
17%
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Black (2007-2016)
% White
89%
74%
Watkins College of Art Design & Film White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Watkins College of Art Design & Film More (2008-2012)
% Non Resident races
2%
-
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
2%
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.200.42
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,000$29,500
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $20,250 is more than the state average of $13,844. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$20,250$13,844
Watkins College of Art Design & Film In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%93%
Watkins College of Art Design & Film % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$29,125$17,000
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,297
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate26%74%
Watkins College of Art Design & Film Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
SAT Total Avg.1,4731,449
SAT Reading525525
Watkins College of Art Design & Film SAT Reading (2009-2016)
SAT Math463455
Watkins College of Art Design & Film SAT Math (2009-2016)
SAT Writing485469
Watkins College of Art Design & Film SAT Writing (2009-2016)
ACT Total Avg.6357
ACT Composite2119
Watkins College of Art Design & Film ACT Composite (2007-2016)
ACT English2119
Watkins College of Art Design & Film ACT English (2007-2016)
ACT Math2119
Watkins College of Art Design & Film ACT Math (2007-2016)
ACT Writing66
Watkins College of Art Design & Film ACT Writing (2011-2012)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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  • John A Gupton College
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    Nashville TN  37203
    (615)327-3927
    2.60129
  • Aquinas College
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    Nashville TN  37205
    (615)297-7545
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  • Daymar Institute-Nashville
    Private, for profit
    89 students | 6.20 Mi560 Royal Parkway
    Nashville TN  37214
    (615)361-7555
    6.2089
  • Kaplan College-Nashville
    Private, for profit
    369 students | 6.70 Mi750 Envious Lane
    Nashville TN  37217
    (615)279-8300
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