Watkins College of Art Design & Film

Also known as Watkins Institute

2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN

Watkins College of Art Design & Film, located in Nashville, TN, is a nonprofit private art institution that offers interested students education in the fields of art and design. Watkins Institute offers several programs to select from. The more popular enrolled programs among aspiring artists are shown below:

  • Cinematography And Film
  • Fine Studio Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Photography

Student and special services are available at Watkins College of Art Design & Film, offering personal and academic assistance for students, which includes:

  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment

Student success after graduation may be determined by a number of factors, including graduation rate and loan default. At Watkins Institute, the graduation rate is around 37%, and the school has an average loan default rate of around 3%.

The last reported accreditation for this school was done by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. To see more and get consumer disclosures, please visit

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The overall cost students will pay at Watkins College of Art Design & Film is approximately - after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. To calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. There may be an application fee required, please check with this school for more information. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact Watkins Institute for more information.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $21,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $720 to $860 per credit hour
  • Required fees for full-time students: $1,600

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships94%$5,406
Receiving Student Loans80%$3,582

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