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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Fordham University

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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Fordham University

If you plan to study film, video and photographic arts, take a look at what Fordham University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Fordham U is located in Bronx, New York and has a total student population of 16,364. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 52 students received a bachelor's degree in film from Fordham U.

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.

Fordham U Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film

Fordham U Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks film programs across the country. The following shows how Fordham U performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The film major at Fordham U 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 Focused Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 163
Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 223

Earnings of Fordham U Film Graduates

The median salary of film students who receive their bachelor's degree at Fordham U is $28,003. This is 21% higher than $23,085, which is the national average for all film bachelor's degree recipients.


Film Student Demographics at Fordham U

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

Fordham U Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Program

67% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 52 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Film, Video & Photographic Arts from Fordham U in 2020-2021, 33% were men and 67% were women.


About 77% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in film at Fordham U are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 40
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Fordham U also has a doctoral program available in film. In 2021, 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 NY, the home state for Fordham University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Producers and Directors 26,110 $115,610
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 11,530 $99,870
Film and Video Editors 4,590 $92,170
Photographers 4,090 $53,150
Communications Professors 3,080 $90,470


*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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