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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Academy of Art University

If you are interested in studying film, video and photographic arts, you may want to check out the program at Academy of Art University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Academy of Art University is located in San Francisco, California and has a total student population of 9,812. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 102 students received a bachelor's degree in film from Academy of Art University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Film, Video & Photographic Arts section at the bottom of this page.

Academy of Art University Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Film
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film
  • Master’s Degree in Film

Online Classes Are Available at Academy of Art University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Academy of Art University offers distance education options for film at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Academy of Art University Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks film programs across the country. The following shows how Academy of Art University performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The film major at Academy of Art University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Film, Video & Photographic Arts. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Film, Video & Photographic Arts Master’s Degree Schools 2
Most Popular Online Film, Video & Photographic Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools 3
Most Popular Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools 9
Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Master’s Degree Schools 25
Most Focused Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools 37
Most Popular Film, Video & Photographic Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools 67
Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools 101

In 2019, 135 students received their master’s degree in film from Academy of Art University. This makes it the #2 most popular school for film master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Film Graduates from Academy of Art University Make?

The median salary of film students who receive their bachelor's degree at Academy of Art University is $25,900. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 16% higher than the national average of $22,250 for all film bachelor's degree recipients.

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Film Student Demographics at Academy of Art University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the film majors at Academy of Art University.

Academy of Art University Film, Video & Photographic Arts Associate’s Program

50% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 50% of film associate's degrees went to men and 50% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in film only graduates about 46% women each year. The program at Academy of Art University may seem more female-friendly since it graduates 4% more women than average.

Academy of Art University Gender Breakdown of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Associate's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Academy of Art University with a associate's in film.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors at Academy of Art University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 9
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

Academy of Art University Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Program

48% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 102 students earned a bachelor's degree in film from Academy of Art University. About 48% of these graduates were women and the other 52% were men. The typical film bachelor's degree program is made up of only 46% women. So female students are more repesented at Academy of Art University since its program graduates 2% more women than average.

Academy of Art University Gender Breakdown of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Academy of Art University with a bachelor's in film.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors at Academy of Art University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 34
International Students 28
Other Races/Ethnicities 18

Academy of Art University Film, Video & Photographic Arts Master’s Program

55% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 45% of film master's degrees went to men and 55% went to women.

Academy of Art University Gender Breakdown of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Academy of Art University with a master's in film.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors at Academy of Art University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 24
International Students 80
Other Races/Ethnicities 15

Academy of Art University also has a doctoral program available in film. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Film Grads May Go Into

A degree in film can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CA, the home state for Academy of Art University.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
Producers and Directors 25,320 $115,080
Film and Video Editors 11,380 $112,530
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9,710 $115,460
Photographers 6,060 $52,720
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators 4,530 $77,540

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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