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Film Schools in Georgia

There are six schools in the state of Georgia offering film programs. In 2010, 330 students graduated with degrees from Georgia film schools. 263 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 31 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

523 students graduate from film programs in Georgia, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of film students who US schools graduate. Of those, five students graduated with certificates in film, 31 with an associate's level degree, 263 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 31 with a master's level degree.

Six film schools are located in this southern state. And out of these, while three schools are public, three schools are private. While public film school tuition varies from $8,698 to $8,736, private film school tuition varies from $17,496 to $39,158.

Average tuition for programs in film is $17,939. The highest tuition for film programs, which is $39,158 per year, is at Emory University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,698 per year, is at Georgia State University.

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

Film Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

523 students graduate from film programs in Georgia, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of film students who US schools graduate. Of those, five students graduated with certificates in film, 31 with an associate's level degree, 263 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 31 with a master's level degree.

Film Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 5
  • Associate 2006: 19
  • Associate 2007: 22
  • Associate 2008: 60
  • Associate 2009: 27
  • Associate 2010: 31
  • Bachelor 2006: 241
  • Bachelor 2007: 253
  • Bachelor 2008: 562
  • Bachelor 2009: 299
  • Bachelor 2010: 263
  • Master 2006: 32
  • Master 2007: 19
  • Master 2008: 94
  • Master 2009: 38
  • Master 2010: 31

Film Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in Georgia offer a total of 11 film programs. Of these programs, close to 45.5% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Film Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 3

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 16310
  • 25th Percentile: 28410
  • Median: 40570
  • 75th Percentile: 56190
  • 90th Percentile: 66510

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33280
  • 25th Percentile: 39650
  • Median: 47210
  • 75th Percentile: 58290
  • 90th Percentile: 79960

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15860
  • 25th Percentile: 17800
  • Median: 27840
  • 75th Percentile: 35860
  • 90th Percentile: 39230

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 22430
  • Median Salary 2007: 35565
  • Median Salary 2008: 48700
  • Median Salary 2009: 48480
  • Median Salary 2010: 40570
  • Total Employed 2006: 770
  • Total Employed 2007: 610
  • Total Employed 2008: 520
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 340

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56580
  • Median Salary 2007: 56720
  • Median Salary 2008: 50100
  • Median Salary 2009: 48150
  • Median Salary 2010: 47210
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15480
  • Median Salary 2007: 16220
  • Median Salary 2008: 18910
  • Median Salary 2009: 27760
  • Median Salary 2010: 27840
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Georgia vs National Film Employment

Georgia vs National Film Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 1.778% (820)

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1. The Art Institute of Atlanta - Atlanta

6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.- 100 Embassy Row
Atlanta, GA 30328-1635
(770) 394-8300

The Art Institute of Atlanta-Atlanta offers three programs in film. Of those, students are offered one certificate in film by AI-Atlanta, one associate's level film degree, and one bachelor's level degree in film. This college is a for-profit 4-year institution. AI is the sixth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering film.

2. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia offers one film program and this university, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Athens, GA. Overall, 34,677 students seek degrees in 320 UGA programs. In terms of programs, this public university is the fifth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering film.

3. Darton College

2400 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31707-3098
(229) 317-6000

Darton College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Albany, GA and this school offers one program in film. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering film.

4. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University is in the center of Atlanta and GSU offers one film program. 31,533 students seek degrees in 175 programs at this university, overall. In terms of programs, this public university is the third biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering film.

5. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Emory University offers two film programs. Specifically, Emory offers one bachelor's level degree in film to students and one degree at the master's level in film. It is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. 13,381 students pursue degrees in 154 programs at this university, overall. This large university is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering film.

6. The Savannah College of Art and Design

342 Bull St
Savannah, GA 31402-3146
(912) 525-5000

The Savannah College of Art and Design is near the center of the city. It offers three film programs. Specifically, this college offers students one bachelor's level film degree and two degrees at the master's level in film. 10,320 students pursue degrees in 76 SCAD programs, overall. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering film in terms of programs.