Watkins College of Art Design & Film

Nashville, TN, USA
3.75 Average Rating

Established in 1885, Watkins College of Art Design & Film is a private, 4-year institution located on an urban, 13-acre campus in Nashville, Tennessee. Watkins College offers bachelor’s degree programs in fine art, illustration, graphic design, film, interior design, and photography, as well as master’s degrees in visual arts and film. Watkins houses special facilities for each of its majors, including two production stages, digital editing labs, a 2-D design studio, printmaking studio, woodshop, metal fabrication shop, and a clay studio, not to mention equipment, such as multiple camera packages, multiple types of software for art and design, iMac workstations, high-quality printers, and more. Non-local students are required to live on campus for at least one year.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 21
Average SAT Composite: 1003

What Students Are Saying

3.75 Average Rating
this school provides the tools needed to get you into the industry. from the ground up, they teach you the most important aspects of your concentration. most graduates, even undergrads get paid work.
Thomas from Nashville, TN
Being that Watkins is an art school, you are free to express yourself through your art in whatever way you deem necessary. The teachers are willing to let students express themselves and help with anything they can. You also get opportunities to work in the industry and meet people that are in the industry as well.

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