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Film Schools in Massachusetts

There are 15 schools in the state of Massachusetts offering film programs. 447 students graduated with degrees from Massachusetts film schools in 2010. 392 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 48 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

621 students graduate from programs in Massachusetts in film, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of film students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, one student graduated with film certificates, six with a degree at the associate's level, 392 with a bachelor's level degree, and 48 with a degree at the master's level.

15 film schools are in this eastern state. Out of these, four schools are public, while 11 schools are private. While tuition at a private film school varies from $18,902 to $41,982, tuition at a public film school varies from $7,800 to $9,000.

Average tuition for programs in film is $34,034. The lowest tuition in Massachusetts, which is $7,800 per year, is at Fitchburg State University, while the highest tuition for film programs, which is $41,982 every year, is at Bard College at Simon's Rock.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing film.

Film Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

621 students graduate from programs in Massachusetts in film, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of film students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, one student graduated with film certificates, six with a degree at the associate's level, 392 with a bachelor's level degree, and 48 with a degree at the master's level.

Film Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 9
  • Associate 2007: 18
  • Associate 2008: 20
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 302
  • Bachelor 2007: 324
  • Bachelor 2008: 682
  • Bachelor 2009: 408
  • Bachelor 2010: 392
  • Master 2006: 27
  • Master 2007: 39
  • Master 2008: 92
  • Master 2009: 40
  • Master 2010: 48

Film Program Availability in Massachusetts

Massachusetts schools offer a total of 25 film programs. Of these programs, around 76% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Film Program Availability in Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 19
  • Master: 3

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 27450
  • 25th Percentile: 36730
  • Median: 56680
  • 75th Percentile: 83730
  • 90th Percentile: 121930

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29950
  • 25th Percentile: 41760
  • Median: 55350
  • 75th Percentile: 74160
  • 90th Percentile: 95110

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17590
  • 25th Percentile: 20280
  • Median: 25740
  • 75th Percentile: 29770
  • 90th Percentile: 34040

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 50040
  • Median Salary 2007: 49130
  • Median Salary 2008: 46670
  • Median Salary 2009: 51675
  • Median Salary 2010: 56680
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 460

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42740
  • Median Salary 2007: 55810
  • Median Salary 2008: 64260
  • Median Salary 2009: 59300
  • Median Salary 2010: 55350
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 400
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 460

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22760
  • Median Salary 2007: 22440
  • Median Salary 2008: 21140
  • Median Salary 2009: 25300
  • Median Salary 2010: 25740
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Massachusetts vs National Film Employment

Massachusetts vs National Film Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 2.406% (1110)

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1. Emerson College

120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116-4624
(617) 824-8500

Emerson College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Boston, MA. It offers two film programs. It offers two bachelor's level degrees in film to students. Emerson is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts. It is the second largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering film in terms of programs.

2. Bard College at Simon's Rock

84 Alford Rd
Great Barrington, MA 01230-9702
(413) 644-4400

Bard College at Simon's Rock offers two film programs. It offers two bachelor's level degrees in film to students. It is located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

3. Mount Holyoke College

50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075-1489
(413) 538-2000

Mount Holyoke College offers one program in film and MHC is in the suburbs of South Hadley, Massachusetts. MHC is a 4-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in film.

4. The Massachusetts College of Art and Design

621 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115-5882
(617) 879-7000

The Massachusetts College of Art and Design, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Boston, MA. It offers three programs in film. Of those, students are offered two film degrees at the bachelor's level by it and one film degree at the master's level. MassArt is a public 4-year institution. This public college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering film programs.

5. The New England Institute of Art

10 Brookline Place West
Brookline, MA 02445-7295
(617) 739-1700

The New England Institute of Art offers one film program and NEiA is in the suburbs of Brookline, Massachusetts. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

6. Clark University

950 Main St
Worcester, MA 01610-1477
(508) 793-7711

Clark University, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Worcester, MA and this school offers one film program. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Massachusetts.

7. Holyoke Community College

303 Homestead Ave
Holyoke, MA 1040
(413) 552-2001

Holyoke Community College, which is very close to Holyoke, Massachusetts, is in a rural setting and this college offers one program in film. Overall, 7,404 students seek degrees in 45 Holyoke Community College programs. In terms of programs, this college is the biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering film.

8. Smith College

Elm St
Northampton, MA 1063
(413) 584-2700

Smith College is located in the suburbs of Northampton, Massachusetts and it offers one program in film. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering film programs.

9. Hampshire College

893 West St
Amherst, MA 01002-5001
(413) 549-4600

Hampshire College offers one film program and it is in Amherst, MA. Overall, 1,529 students pursue degrees in 57 Hampshire College programs. In terms of programs, it is the tenth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering film.

10. Brandeis University

415 South St
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
(781) 736-2000

Brandeis University offers one program in film and this university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Waltham, MA. It is a 4-year research institution.

11. Wellesley College

106 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203
(781) 283-1000

Wellesley College is located in the suburbs of Wellesley, Massachusetts. It offers two film programs. It offers two bachelor's level film degrees to students. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts. This liberal arts college is the third oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering film programs.

12. Suffolk University

8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02108-2770
(617) 573-8000

Suffolk University offers one film program and this school is in the center of Boston.

13. Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 2467
(617) 552-8000

Boston College offers one film program and BC, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chestnut Hill, MA. This university is a 4-year research institution. This research university is the second oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in film.

14. Greenfield Community College

One College Dr
Greenfield, MA 01301-9739
(413) 775-1000

Greenfield Community College offers one film program and this college, which is very close to Greenfield, Massachusetts, is located in a rural setting. This public college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering film in terms of programs.

15. Fitchburg State University

160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
(978) 345-2151

Fitchburg State University is in the suburbs of Fitchburg, Massachusetts and this school offers one program in film. FSU is one of 42 public post-secondary institutions in Massachusetts. In terms of programs, this school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering film.