Can I get into Watkins Institute? The school has a 42% acceptance rate. Last year, 99 out of 235 applicants were admitted making Watkins Institute a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. Watkins College of Art Design & Film typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1240|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Watkins College of Art Design & Film?
Watkins College of Art Design & Film typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. 11 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1240 and Above||Good||>55%|
|1170 to 1240||Avg +||42%-55%|
|1100 to 1170||Avg -||30%-42%|
|1030 to 1100||Reach||20%-30%|
|Less than 1030||Low||<20%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Watkins Institute?
Admission data indicates that Watkins Institute regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Watkins College of Art Design & Film.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>55%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||42%-55%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||30%-42%|
|16 to 19||Reach||20%-30%|
|Less than 16||Low||<20%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into Watkins College of Art Design & Film. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Watkins College of Art Design & Film was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Watkins Institute will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||10%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||10%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||31%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||18%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||34%||19%||30%|
Applicants have 141 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Watkins Institute before the Jul 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 9||Mar 22|
|May 4||May 17|
|Jun 1||Jul 10|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Apr 13||Apr 23|
|Jun 8||Jun 18|
What are the requirements for admission to Watkins College of Art Design & Film and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=392840 IPEDS survey data for Watkins College of Art Design & Film.