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Film Schools in Connecticut

There are six Connecticut schools offering film programs. 120 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut film schools in 2010. 113 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and five of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 134 students graduate from film programs in Connecticut every year. This accounts for 1% of film students who US schools graduate. Specifically, five students graduated with an associate's level degree in film, 113 with a bachelor's level degree, and two with a master's level degree.

Six film schools are located in this state. And of these, six schools are private. Private film school tuition varies from $29,852 to $42,084.

Average tuition for programs in film is $36,656. The lowest tuition in Connecticut is at the University of Hartford, while the highest tuition for film programs, which is $42,084 each year, is at Wesleyan University.

Connecticut schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in film.

Film Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 134 students graduate from film programs in Connecticut every year. This accounts for 1% of film students who US schools graduate. Specifically, five students graduated with an associate's level degree in film, 113 with a bachelor's level degree, and two with a master's level degree.

Film Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 5
  • Associate 2007: 11
  • Associate 2008: 18
  • Associate 2009: 10
  • Associate 2010: 5
  • Bachelor 2006: 74
  • Bachelor 2007: 65
  • Bachelor 2008: 124
  • Bachelor 2009: 66
  • Bachelor 2010: 113
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 1
  • Master 2008: 6
  • Master 2009: 2
  • Master 2010: 2
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 0

Film Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of ten programs in film. Of these programs, approximately 50% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Film Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 41315
  • 25th Percentile: 48605
  • Median: 57185
  • 75th Percentile: 65765
  • 90th Percentile: 75630

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31080
  • 25th Percentile: 36250
  • Median: 42960
  • 75th Percentile: 62770
  • 90th Percentile: 96210

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19540
  • 25th Percentile: 21500
  • Median: 23880
  • 75th Percentile: 27540
  • 90th Percentile: 30510

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 41150
  • Median Salary 2007: 53640
  • Median Salary 2008: 55300
  • Median Salary 2009: 56410
  • Median Salary 2010: 57185
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 430
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 480
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30580
  • Median Salary 2007: 31580
  • Median Salary 2008: 32510
  • Median Salary 2009: 32940
  • Median Salary 2010: 42960
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 300
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20860
  • Median Salary 2007: 25690
  • Median Salary 2008: 25680
  • Median Salary 2009: 24190
  • Median Salary 2010: 23880
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Connecticut vs National Film Employment

Connecticut vs National Film Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.192% (550)

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1. The Sanford-Brown College - Farmington

270 Farmington Ave- Suite 245
Farmington, CT 6032
(860) 470-0116

The Sanford-Brown College-Farmington is in the suburbs of Farmington, Connecticut and this school offers one program in film. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering film in terms of programs.

2. Wesleyan University

237 High St
Middletown, CT 6459
(860) 685-2000

Wesleyan University is located in the center of Middletown. This school offers two programs in film. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level film degree by this school and one degree at the master's level in film. Overall, 3,215 students pursue degrees in 78 Wesleyan programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Connecticut.

3. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University is in the center of New Haven. It offers four film programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in film, one bachelor's level degree in film, one master's level degree in film, and one film degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 11,701 students seek degrees in 281 Yale University programs. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

4. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford offers one film program and the U of H, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is in West Hartford, CT. It is one of 4 research universities in Connecticut. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks second in the state of Connecticut.

5. Connecticut College

270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 6320
(860) 447-1911

Connecticut College offers one program in film and Conn College, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in New London, CT. 1,887 students seek degrees in 51 Connecticut College programs, overall. Conn is the third oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering film programs.

6. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut and it offers one film program. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering film.