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Video Production Schools in California

There are 25 California schools offering video production programs. In 2010, 1,379 students graduated from programs at California video production schools. 555 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 391 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,847 students graduate from video production programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for about 22% of video production students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 158 students graduated with certificates in video production, 391 with a degree at the associate's level, 555 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 275 with a master's level degree.

25 video production schools are in this state. And out of these, while 13 schools are public, 12 schools are private. While tuition at a public video production school is $5,195, private video production school tuition varies from $18,050 to $40,172.

Average tuition for programs in video production is $31,389. While the highest tuition for video production programs, which is $40,172 per year, is at Stanford University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,195 each year, is at California State University-Sacramento.

California schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for video production students.

Video Production Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

1,847 students graduate from video production programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for about 22% of video production students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 158 students graduated with certificates in video production, 391 with a degree at the associate's level, 555 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 275 with a master's level degree.

Video Production Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 22
  • Certificate 2007: 137
  • Certificate 2008: 338
  • Certificate 2009: 102
  • Certificate 2010: 158
  • Associate 2006: 94
  • Associate 2007: 102
  • Associate 2008: 234
  • Associate 2009: 106
  • Associate 2010: 391
  • Bachelor 2006: 557
  • Bachelor 2007: 625
  • Bachelor 2008: 1248
  • Bachelor 2009: 569
  • Bachelor 2010: 555
  • Master 2006: 234
  • Master 2007: 250
  • Master 2008: 496
  • Master 2009: 277
  • Master 2010: 275

Video Production Program Availability in California

California schools offer a total of 50 programs in video production. Of these programs, approximately 34% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, and the masters level.

Video Production Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 17
  • Associate: 14
  • Bachelor: 11
  • Master: 8

Producers — Salary by Percentile

Producers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47830
  • 25th Percentile: 65310
  • Median: 106320
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture — Salary by Percentile

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25320
  • 25th Percentile: 30160
  • Median: 40580
  • 75th Percentile: 81540
  • 90th Percentile: 125840

Producers — Employment Trend

Producers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69030
  • Median Salary 2007: 85460
  • Median Salary 2008: 96940
  • Median Salary 2009: 103770
  • Median Salary 2010: 106320
  • Total Employed 2006: 14920
  • Total Employed 2007: 17690
  • Total Employed 2008: 19310
  • Total Employed 2009: 20070
  • Total Employed 2010: 20190

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture — Employment Trend

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65640
  • Median Salary 2007: 48720
  • Median Salary 2008: 43800
  • Median Salary 2009: 47000
  • Median Salary 2010: 40580
  • Total Employed 2006: 5950
  • Total Employed 2007: 4600
  • Total Employed 2008: 4500
  • Total Employed 2009: 3470
  • Total Employed 2010: 3260

California vs National Video Production Employment

California vs National Video Production Employment

  • Employed in California: 23.385% (23450)

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1. The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles

2900 31st St
Santa Monica, CA 90405-3035
(310) 752-4700

The Art Institute of California-Los Angeles offers two video production programs. More specifically, this college offers students one associate's level video production degree and one bachelor's level degree in video production. AI-Los Angeles, which is 2.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Santa Monica, CA. 2,275 students pursue degrees in 15 Art Institute of California-Los Angeles programs, overall.

2. The Art Institute of California - Sacramento

2850 Gateway Oaks Dr-Ste 100
Sacramento, CA 95833
(800) 477-1957

The Art Institute of California-Sacramento is a for-profit 4-year institution. AI, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sacramento, CA. AI-Sacramento is one of several campuses. It offers two certificates, three associates level degrees, and seven degrees at the bachelors level to students. 1,063 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at AI-Sacramento in 2010. It offers subjects including animation, film, and web design. AI-Sacramento is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This college is one of 14 art colleges in California.

3. Gavilan College

5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 848-4800

Founded in 1919, Gavilan College is a public 2-year institution. This school is located in Gilroy, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This public school offers subjects such as technology, graphic design, and computer programming. It offers 47 certificates and 44 degrees at the associates level to students. 7,611 students sought degrees from the 47 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

4. The Art Institute of California - Orange County

3601 W Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 830-0200

Founded in 2000, the Art Institute of California-Orange County is a for-profit 4-year institution. AI-Orange County, which is near the center of the city, is located in Santa Ana, CA. This college is one of several campuses. This college offers subjects including pastry arts and culinary arts. AI-Orange County offers two certificates, five associates level degrees, and ten bachelors level degrees to students. 2,135 students pursued degrees from the 14 programs at this college in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this college. AI is one of 14 art colleges in California.

5. Video Symphony EnterTraining Inc

266 E Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, CA 91502
(818) 557-7200

Video Symphony EnterTraining Inc is located in the center of Burbank and this school offers one program in video production. It is a for-profit institution.

6. The California Institute of the Arts

24700 W McBean Pky
Valencia, CA 91355-2397
(661) 255-1050

The California Institute of the Arts is in the suburbs of Valencia, California. It offers three programs in video production. Out of those, it offers one video production certificate to students, one video production degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level video production degree. CalArts is one of 14 art colleges in California.

7. The Art Center College of Design

1700 Lida St
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 396-2200

The Art Center College of Design offers two programs in video production. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in video production and one master's level video production degree. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Pasadena, CA. This college is a 4-year institution. It is the second largest institution in the state of California offering video production in terms of programs.

8. The San Francisco Art Institute

800 Chestnut St
San Francisco, CA 94133-2299
(415) 771-7020

The San Francisco Art Institute offers three programs in video production. More specifically, it offers students one video production certificate, one video production degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level degree in video production. This school is 2.0 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 611 students seek degrees in 27 programs at this school.

9. Brooks Institute

1321 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
(805) 966-3888

Brooks Institute, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Santa Barbara, CA. It offers two programs in video production. More specifically, it offers one video production certificate to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in video production. This specialized school is the second largest institution in the state of California offering video production in terms of programs.

10. West Valley College

14000 Fruitvale Ave
Saratoga, CA 95070-5698
(408) 867-2200

West Valley College is in the suburbs of Saratoga, California. It offers two video production programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in video production and one video production degree at the associate's level. This big college is a public 2-year institution.

11. The Los Angeles Film School

6363 Sunset Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028-7318
(877) 952-3456

The Los Angeles Film School is in the center of Hollywood and it offers one program in video production. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

12. Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 274-2200

Academy of Art University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in San Francisco, CA. AAU offers four programs in video production. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in video production by it, one associate's level degree in video production, one bachelor's level degree in video production, and one degree at the master's level in video production.

13. The Art Institute of California - Sunnyvale

1120 Kifer Rd
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
(408) 962-6400x6419

The Art Institute of California-Sunnyvale is a for-profit 4-year institution, founded in 2008. AI, which is near the center of the city, is in Sunnyvale, CA. AI is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including computer animation, fashion marketing, and business. Students are offered three degrees at the associates level and nine bachelors level degrees by it. 564 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this college in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits AI- Sunnyville. It is one of 14 art colleges in California.

14. The College of Marin

835 College Ave
Kentfield, CA 94904-2590
(415) 457-8811

Founded in 1926, the College of Marin is a public 2-year institution. This college is located in the suburbs of Kentfield, California. This community college offers subjects such as sports psychology and law. It offers 55 certificates and 55 degrees at the associates level to students. 7,353 students sought degrees from the 56 programs at this mid-sized college in 2010. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this community college. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

15. The College of the Canyons

26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1899
(661) 259-7800

The College of the Canyons is located in the suburbs of Santa Clarita, California. It offers two programs in video production. More specifically, students are offered one video production certificate by this school and one degree at the associate's level in video production. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of California offering video production.

16. Loyola Marymount University

One Lmu Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
(310) 338-2700

Loyola Marymount University offers two video production programs. More specifically, this school offers students one bachelor's level video production degree and one video production degree at the master's level. This school is near Los Angeles, CA. 9,223 students pursue degrees in 97 Loyola Marymount University programs, overall. This school ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

17. City College of San Francisco

50 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112-1898
(415) 239-3000

City College of San Francisco is 3.8 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in video production. Of those, it offers students one video production certificate and one degree at the associate's level in video production. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in video production.

18. Chapman University

One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 997-6815

Chapman University is located in the center of Orange. It offers two programs in video production. Out of those, this school offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in video production and one video production degree at the master's level. Chapman is the sixth biggest institution in the state of California offering video production.

19. Los Angeles City College

855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 953-4000

Los Angeles City College is near the center of the city. This college offers two video production programs. Specifically, this community college offers one certificate in video production to students and one degree at the associate's level in video production. Overall, 20,430 students seek degrees in 115 Los Angeles City College programs. This community college is the ninth oldest institution in the state of California offering video production programs.

20. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College offers two programs in video production. Of those, it offers one certificate in video production to students and one degree at the associate's level in video production. This college, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Costa Mesa, CA. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

21. San Diego City College

1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101-4787
(619) 388-3400

San Diego City College is in the center of San Diego. It offers two programs in video production. Of those, this community college offers one certificate in video production to students and one video production degree at the associate's level. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

22. De Anza College

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 864-5678

De Anza College offers two video production programs. Out of those, this college offers students one video production certificate and one video production degree at the associate's level. This community college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Cupertino, CA. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of California offering video production.

23. Pacific Union College

One Angwin Ave
Angwin, CA 94508-9707
(707) 965-6313

Pacific Union College is located in Angwin, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in video production. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering video production programs.

24. Allan Hancock College

800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399
(805) 922-6966

Allan Hancock College, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Santa Maria, CA. It offers two programs in video production. Specifically, this community college offers one certificate in video production to students and one associate's level video production degree. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering video production programs.

25. The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

1499 N. State S.
San Jacinto, CA 92583-2399
(951) 487-6752

The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District is in the suburbs of San Jacinto, California and it offers one video production program. 16,108 students pursue degrees in 89 Mt. San Jacinto Community College District programs, overall.

26. Saddleback College

28000 Marguerite Pky
Mission Viejo, CA 92692-3635
(949) 582-4500

Saddleback College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1968. This college is located in the suburbs of Mission Viejo, California. This community college offers subjects including fashion marketing and medical assisting. This college offers 87 certificates and 83 degrees at the associates level to students. 24,793 students sought degrees from the 95 programs at this big college in 2010. This college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

27. California State University - Sacramento

6000 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819-2694
(916) 278-6011

California State University-Sacramento is near the heart of downtown and CSUS offers one video production program. This large university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Sac State is the second biggest institution in the state of California offering video production.

28. Stanford University

Stanford University 295 Galvez St
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-2300

Stanford University offers one program in video production and Stanford is in the suburbs of Stanford, California. 19,535 students pursue degrees in 247 Stanford University programs, overall. In terms of programs, Stanford is the seventh biggest institution in the state of California offering video production.

29. San Bernardino Valley College

701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92410-2798
(909) 384-4400

San Bernardino Valley College offers two video production programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in video production and one video production degree at the associate's level. It is 1.9 miles from the center of the city. This college is a public 2-year institution. This large college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in video production.

30. Santa Barbara City College

721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394
(805) 965-0581

Santa Barbara City College is 0.9 miles from the center of the city. It offers two video production programs. More specifically, this public college offers one certificate in video production to students and one associate's level degree in video production. It is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

31. Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Avenue
Valley Glen, CA 91401-4096
(818) 947-2600

Los Angeles Valley College offers two video production programs. Specifically, students are offered one video production certificate by it and one video production degree at the associate's level. This college, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Valley Glen, CA. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California. In terms of programs, this college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of California offering video production.

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