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Film Schools in Colorado

There are five schools in the state of Colorado offering film programs. In 2010, 196 students graduated with degrees from Colorado film schools. 130 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 35 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

261 students graduate from programs in Colorado in film, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from film programs. Specifically, 35 students graduated with film certificates, 31 with an associate's level degree, and 130 with a bachelor's level degree.

Five film schools are in this state. And out of these, two schools are private, while three schools are public. While tuition at a private film school varies from $17,532 to $38,898, tuition at a public film school is $8,511.

Average tuition for programs in film is $19,269. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,511 per year, is at the University of Colorado Boulder, while the highest tuition for film programs, which is $38,898 each year, is at Colorado College.

Film schools in Colorado offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level students in film sought degrees at the masters level in 2010.

Film Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

261 students graduate from programs in Colorado in film, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from film programs. Specifically, 35 students graduated with film certificates, 31 with an associate's level degree, and 130 with a bachelor's level degree.

Film Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 21
  • Certificate 2007: 18
  • Certificate 2008: 36
  • Certificate 2009: 24
  • Certificate 2010: 35
  • Associate 2006: 50
  • Associate 2007: 32
  • Associate 2008: 56
  • Associate 2009: 34
  • Associate 2010: 31
  • Bachelor 2006: 104
  • Bachelor 2007: 104
  • Bachelor 2008: 234
  • Bachelor 2009: 116
  • Bachelor 2010: 130

Film Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of eight programs in film. Of these programs, 37.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Film Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 3

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 17510
  • 25th Percentile: 25130
  • Median: 46370
  • 75th Percentile: 63660
  • 90th Percentile: 73410

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25040
  • 25th Percentile: 35180
  • Median: 47700
  • 75th Percentile: 63320
  • 90th Percentile: 82790

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16360
  • 25th Percentile: 18900
  • Median: 22650
  • 75th Percentile: 26750
  • 90th Percentile: 30300

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 34340
  • Median Salary 2007: 38390
  • Median Salary 2008: 36370
  • Median Salary 2009: 51730
  • Median Salary 2010: 46370
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 340
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 340

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42570
  • Median Salary 2007: 55530
  • Median Salary 2008: 57130
  • Median Salary 2009: 55230
  • Median Salary 2010: 47700
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18310
  • Median Salary 2007: 20820
  • Median Salary 2008: 21380
  • Median Salary 2009: 22270
  • Median Salary 2010: 22650
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Colorado vs National Film Employment

Colorado vs National Film Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.713% (790)

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1. The Art Institute of Colorado - Colorado

1200 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203-2983
(303) 837-0825

The Art Institute of Colorado-Colorado is located in the center of Denver. This college offers two programs in film. More specifically, this specialized college offers students one associate's level film degree and one bachelor's level film degree. This college is one of 2 art colleges in Colorado. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in film.

2. Colorado College

14. E Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 389-6000

Colorado College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Colorado Springs, CO and this school offers one film program. This school is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

3. Red Rocks Community College

13300 W Sixth Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228-1255
(303) 914-6600

Red Rocks Community College is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado. This college offers two programs in film. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in film and one associate's level degree in film. 9,826 students pursue degrees in 76 programs at this community college, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the second biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering film.

4. The Community College of Aurora

16000 E CentreTech Pky
Aurora, CO 80011-9036
(303) 360-4700

The Community College of Aurora is 1.8 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in film. Specifically, it offers students one film certificate and one degree at the associate's level in film. It is a public 2-year institution. This public college is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering film programs.

5. The University of Colorado Boulder

Regent Drive at Broadway
Boulder, CO 80309-0017
(303) 492-1411

The University of Colorado Boulder is near the heart of downtown and CU offers one program in film. Colorado is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering film programs.