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Film Schools in Michigan

There are 14 schools in the state of Michigan offering film programs. 393 students graduated from programs at Michigan film schools in 2010. 339 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 34 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

494 students graduate from film programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of film students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 34 students graduated with certificates in film, 17 with a degree at the associate's level, 339 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and three with a master's level degree.

14 film schools are located in Michigan. And of these, while four schools are private, ten schools are public. Public film school tuition varies from $7,864 to $11,837, while tuition at a private film school varies from $20,536 to $27,580.

Average tuition for film programs is $11,507. While the highest tuition for film programs, which is $27,580 every year, is at Alma College, the lowest tuition in Michigan, which is $7,864 each year, is at Northern Michigan University.

Film schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Film Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

494 students graduate from film programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of film students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 34 students graduated with certificates in film, 17 with a degree at the associate's level, 339 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and three with a master's level degree.

Film Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 6
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 34
  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 7
  • Associate 2008: 18
  • Associate 2009: 6
  • Associate 2010: 17
  • Bachelor 2006: 223
  • Bachelor 2007: 307
  • Bachelor 2008: 568
  • Bachelor 2009: 290
  • Bachelor 2010: 339
  • Master 2006: 1
  • Master 2007: 1
  • Master 2008: 4
  • Master 2009: 3
  • Master 2010: 3

Film Program Availability in Michigan

Michigan schools offer a total of 20 film programs. Of these programs, close to 60% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Film Program Availability in Michigan

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 12
  • Master: 1

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 21530
  • 25th Percentile: 28330
  • Median: 47300
  • 75th Percentile: 55310
  • 90th Percentile: 73810

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24640
  • 25th Percentile: 31420
  • Median: 40520
  • 75th Percentile: 64740
  • 90th Percentile: 106690

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16160
  • 25th Percentile: 17960
  • Median: 21860
  • 75th Percentile: 30700
  • 90th Percentile: 37100

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 47840
  • Median Salary 2007: 48640
  • Median Salary 2008: 44410
  • Median Salary 2009: 49660
  • Median Salary 2010: 47300
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 510
  • Total Employed 2008: 640
  • Total Employed 2009: 600
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41470
  • Median Salary 2007: 46960
  • Median Salary 2008: 43230
  • Median Salary 2009: 48160
  • Median Salary 2010: 40520
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 350
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 350

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17730
  • Median Salary 2007: 18410
  • Median Salary 2008: 18670
  • Median Salary 2009: 19910
  • Median Salary 2010: 21860
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Michigan vs National Film Employment

Michigan vs National Film Employment

  • Employed in Michigan: 1.886% (870)

Film Schools in Michigan

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1. Alma College

614 W Superior
Alma, MI 48801-1599
(989) 463-7111

Alma College offers one program in film. 1,422 students pursue degrees in 41 ALMA programs, overall. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering film programs.

2. Calvin College

3201 Burton SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 526-6000

Calvin College offers two programs in film. It offers two film degrees at the bachelor's level to students. Calvin, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Grand Rapids, MI. It is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering film.

3. The Compass Film Academy

560 Fifth St NW Ste 110
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 458-4238

The Compass Film Academy offers one program in film and this school, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Grand Rapids, MI. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering film.

4. Spring Arbor University

106 E. Main St
Spring Arbor, MI 49283-9799
(517) 750-1200

Spring Arbor University offers one film program and it is in the suburbs of Spring Arbor, Michigan. Overall, 4,195 students pursue degrees in 78 Spring Arbor University programs. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering film programs.

5. Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 487-1849

Eastern Michigan University offers one program in film and EMU is in the suburbs of Ypsilanti, Michigan. This school is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering film in terms of programs.

6. Washtenaw Community College

4800 E Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48105-4800
(734) 973-3543

Washtenaw Community College is in the suburbs of Ann Arbor, Michigan. This college offers two film programs. More specifically, it offers one film certificate to students and one associate's level degree in film. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering film programs.

7. Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5167
(269) 387-3530

Western Michigan University offers one film program and this university, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Kalamazoo, MI. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in film.

8. The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 764-1817

The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers three film programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in film by this university, one film degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level degree in film. It is in the center of Ann Arbor. 41,924 students pursue degrees in 355 programs at U-M, overall. It is the largest institution in the state of Michigan offering film in terms of programs.

9. Northern Michigan University

1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-1000

Northern Michigan University, which is very close to Marquette, Michigan, is in a rural area and it offers one program in film. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering film.

10. Henry Ford Community College

5101 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128-1495
(313) 845-9600

Henry Ford Community College, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Dearborn, MI and this college offers one program in film. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in film.

11. Lansing Community College

419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48901-7210
(517) 483-1957

Lansing Community College is in the center of Lansing. It offers two programs in film. Specifically, students are offered one film certificate by it and one associate's level film degree. 21,969 students seek degrees in 221 programs at this community college, overall. It is the largest institution in the state of Michigan offering film in terms of programs.

12. Oakland University

Oakland University
Rochester Hills, MI 48309-4401
(248) 370-2100

Oakland University is located in the suburbs of Rochester Hills, Michigan and it offers one film program. OU is a public 4-year institution.

13. Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-2424

Wayne State University offers two film programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in film by Wayne State. Wayne State, which is near the center of the city, is in Detroit, MI. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Michigan. This university is the third oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in film.

14. Grand Valley State University

1 Campus Dr
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
(616) 331-2020

Grand Valley State University is in the suburbs of Allendale, Michigan and Grand Valley offers one film program. Overall, 24,541 students pursue degrees in 99 programs at GVSU. This liberal arts college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering film in terms of programs.