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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$30,370 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,685 tuition
$9,200 on campus room & board
$2,000 books
$1,485 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$30,370 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,685 tuition
$9,200 on campus room & board
$2,000 books
$1,485 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,665 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
67% get federal aid ($5,046 avg)
53% get state aid ($5,038 avg)
90% get institn'l aid ($4,665 avg)
82% get loans ($6,422 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 8.99% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 8.99% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $10,474 98%
Federal Grant Aid $5,046 67%
Pell Grants $4,690 65%
Other Federal Grants $715 47%
Institution Grant Aid $4,665 90%
State Grant Aid $5,038 53%
Student Loans $6,422 82%
Federal Loans $5,579 82%
Other Loans $16,868 4%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: August 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Watkins College of Art Design & Film offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 383-4848
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $655
Out of State $655


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
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  • Anonymous
  • May-23-2012 I am a current student here

    It definitely is not as expensive as other art schools and being that there are many events that occur on campus and the campus is small, which allows you to form close relationships with those you meet, you most certainly get what you pay for.

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  • Thomas from Nashville, TN
  • Feb-20-2012 I am a current student here

    editing labs, equipment, even book empty class rooms for your own needs! i personally love having their big theater at my disposal.

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