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Film Schools in New York

There are 25 New York schools offering film programs. In 2010, 1,239 students graduated from programs at New York film schools. 1,012 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 191 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,768 students graduate from programs in this state in film per year. This accounts for close to 12% of film students who US schools graduate. Of those, 12 students graduated with certificates in film, 22 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,012 with a bachelor's level degree, 191 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

25 film schools are located in New York. And of these, 15 schools are private, while ten schools are public. While tuition at a public film school varies from $4,830 to $7,136, tuition at a private film school varies from $18,750 to $43,304.

Average tuition for film programs is $25,947. While the lowest tuition in this eastern state, which is $4,830 each year, is at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, the highest tuition for film programs, which is $43,304 each year, is at Columbia University in the City of New York.

Film schools in New York offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Film Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,768 students graduate from programs in this state in film per year. This accounts for close to 12% of film students who US schools graduate. Of those, 12 students graduated with certificates in film, 22 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,012 with a bachelor's level degree, 191 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

Film Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 4
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 14
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 12
  • Associate 2006: 10
  • Associate 2007: 11
  • Associate 2008: 18
  • Associate 2009: 21
  • Associate 2010: 22
  • Bachelor 2006: 873
  • Bachelor 2007: 913
  • Bachelor 2008: 1954
  • Bachelor 2009: 1030
  • Bachelor 2010: 1012
  • Master 2006: 150
  • Master 2007: 149
  • Master 2008: 294
  • Master 2009: 167
  • Master 2010: 191
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 9
  • Doctorate 2008: 18
  • Doctorate 2009: 4
  • Doctorate 2010: 2

Film Program Availability in New York

Schools in this state offer a total of 34 film programs. Of these programs, 70.6% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Film Program Availability in New York

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 24
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 1

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 23020
  • 25th Percentile: 32470
  • Median: 43080
  • 75th Percentile: 54320
  • 90th Percentile: 70570

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35420
  • 25th Percentile: 50180
  • Median: 64840
  • 75th Percentile: 76180
  • 90th Percentile: 102070

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

Motion Picture Projectionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17080
  • 25th Percentile: 19610
  • Median: 25540
  • 75th Percentile: 35700
  • 90th Percentile: 45970

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 40070
  • Median Salary 2007: 42370
  • Median Salary 2008: 41670
  • Median Salary 2009: 42150
  • Median Salary 2010: 43080
  • Total Employed 2006: 2740
  • Total Employed 2007: 2490
  • Total Employed 2008: 2350
  • Total Employed 2009: 2220
  • Total Employed 2010: 2100

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56770
  • Median Salary 2007: 59400
  • Median Salary 2008: 59580
  • Median Salary 2009: 63100
  • Median Salary 2010: 64840
  • Total Employed 2006: 3040
  • Total Employed 2007: 2700
  • Total Employed 2008: 2680
  • Total Employed 2009: 2650
  • Total Employed 2010: 2695

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

Motion Picture Projectionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27190
  • Median Salary 2007: 26400
  • Median Salary 2008: 27900
  • Median Salary 2009: 27040
  • Median Salary 2010: 25540
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 600
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 730
  • Total Employed 2010: 700

New York vs National Film Employment

New York vs National Film Employment

  • Employed in New York: 11.912% (5495)

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1. Barnard College

3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027-6598
(212) 854-5262

Barnard College, which is 6.9 miles from the center of the city, is in New York, NY and it offers one program in film. Barnard is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of New York offering film.

2. Ithaca College

953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850-7002
(607) 274-3011

Ithaca College offers three film programs. It offers students three degrees at the bachelor's level in film. Ithaca is located in the suburbs of Ithaca, New York. 6,949 students seek degrees in 110 programs at this school, overall.

3. The School of Visual Arts

209 E 23rd St
New York, NY 10010
(212) 592-2000

The School of Visual Arts, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New York, NY and this college offers one program in film. SVA is one of 3 art colleges in New York.

4. The Pratt Institute

200 Willoughby Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718) 636-3600

The Pratt Institute, which is near the center of the city, is located in Brooklyn, NY and it offers one film program. 4,633 students seek degrees in 48 programs at this school, overall.

5. Vassar College

124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
(845) 437-7000

Vassar College is located in the suburbs of Poughkeepsie, New York and it offers one film program. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

6. The Art Institute of New York City - New York City

11-17 Beach Street
New York, NY 10013
(212) 226-5500

The Art Institute of New York City-New York City is in the center of New York and it offers one film program. 1,491 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this college, overall. This college is the largest institution in the state of New York offering film.

7. Five Towns College

305 North Service Road
Dix Hills, NY 11746-5871
(631) 424-7000

Five Towns College is in the suburbs of Dix Hills, New York and it offers one film program. Overall, 1,340 students pursue degrees in 15 programs at this school. In terms of programs, this school is the tenth largest institution in the state of New York offering film.

8. CUNY Graduate School and University Center

365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10016
(212) 817-7000

CUNY Graduate School and University Center, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in New York, NY and the Graduate Center offers one program in film. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the second oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in film.

9. The Rochester Institute of Technology

1 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5603
(585) 475-2411

The Rochester Institute of Technology is in the suburbs of Rochester, New York and RIT offers one program in film. It is a 4-year research institution.

10. Cornell University

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-2000

Cornell University, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Ithaca, NY and it offers one program in film. It is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, this big university ranks fourth in the state of New York.

11. CUNY Hunter College

695 Park Ave
New York, NY 10065
(212) 772-4000

CUNY Hunter College offers one program in film and Hunter, which is near the center of the city, is located in New York, NY. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of New York offering film.

12. SUNY at Purchase College

735 Anderson Hill Rd
Purchase, NY 10577-1400
(914) 251-6000

SUNY at Purchase College is in the suburbs of Purchase, New York and this school offers one film program. It is a public 4-year institution.

13. SUNY at Binghamton

4400 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal, NY 13850
(607) 777-2000

SUNY at Binghamton is in the suburbs of Vestal, New York and it offers one film program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

14. CUNY Brooklyn College

2900 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11210
(718) 951-5000

CUNY Brooklyn College offers two programs in film. More specifically, BC offers one film certificate to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in film. Brooklyn College is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown. Brooklyn College is a public 4-year institution.

15. Long Island University - C W Post

720 Northern Blvd
Brookville, NY 11548-1300
(516) 299-2900

Long Island University-C W Post is in the suburbs of Brookville, New York. It offers two film programs. This school offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in film to students. LIU is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of New York offering film.

16. Syracuse University

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244-5040
(315) 443-1870

Syracuse University is near the center of the city. It offers two film programs. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in film and one master's level degree in film. 20,407 students seek degrees in 250 programs at SU, overall. This university ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of New York.

17. The University of Rochester

203 Wallis Hall
Rochester, NY 14627-0011
(585) 275-8063

The University of Rochester is near the center of the city and it offers one film program. 10,111 students seek degrees in 209 University of Rochester programs, overall.

18. CUNY City College

160 Convent Ave
New York, NY 10031
(212) 650-7000

CUNY City College offers one program in film and this school, which is 7.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in New York, NY. This school is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of New York offering film.

19. Pace University - New York

1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038-1598
(212) 346-1200

Pace University-New York offers one program in film and PACE is in the center of New York. PACE is a 4-year institution.

20. Mercy College

555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(800) 637-2969

Mercy College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1950. It is in the suburbs of Dobbs Ferry, New York. It offers subjects such as accounting and history. Students are offered 11 certificates, seven degrees at the associates level, 26 bachelors level degrees, 36 masters level degrees, and one doctoral level degree by it. 10,851 students pursued degrees from the 62 programs at this liberal arts college in 2010. Mercy is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York.

21. Columbia University in the City of New York

West 116 St and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-1754

Columbia University in the City of New York offers two film programs. Students are offered two film degrees at the master's level by it. This university is 6.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 15 institutions with a medical school in New York. This university is the oldest institution in the state of New York offering film programs.

22. New York University

70 Washington Sq South
New York, NY 10012-1091
(212) 998-1212

New York University is near the heart of downtown. NYU offers three programs in film. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in film by it, one degree at the master's level in film, and one film degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 43,797 students seek degrees in 444 New York University programs. This university is the largest institution in the state of New York offering film.

23. CUNY Queens College

65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY 11367
(718) 997-5000

CUNY Queens College offers one program in film and QC, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Flushing, NY. This school is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

24. CUNY College of Staten Island

2800 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 982-2000

CUNY College of Staten Island offers two film programs. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in film by the College of Staten Island and one master's level degree in film. This school is near the center of the city. It is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of New York offering film.

25. SUNY College at Brockport

350 New Campus Dr
Brockport, NY 14420-2919
(585) 395-2211

SUNY College at Brockport, which is very close to Brockport, New York, is in a rural setting and it offers one film program. Overall, 8,589 students pursue degrees in 73 programs at this medium-sized university. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in film.

26. The University at Buffalo

3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 645-2000

The University at Buffalo is near the heart of downtown and the University at Buffalo offers one program in film. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. UB is the third oldest institution in the state of New York offering film programs.

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