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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Georgia State University

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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Georgia State University

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

Georgia State is located in Atlanta, Georgia and approximately 36,360 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 235 students received a bachelor's degree in film from Georgia State.

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.

Georgia State Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film

Georgia State Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the film progam at Georgia State compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 Georgia State 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 Schools 9
Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools 106

How Much Do Film Graduates from Georgia State Make?

The median salary of film students who receive their bachelor's degree at Georgia State is $22,068. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $23,085 for all film students.


Film Student Demographics at Georgia State

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

Georgia State Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Program

57% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 235 film majors earned their bachelor's degree from Georgia State. Of these graduates, 43% were men and 57% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 26% more racial-ethnic minorities in its film bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 94
Hispanic or Latino 24
White 84
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 19

Georgia State 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 GA, the home state for Georgia State University.

Occupation Jobs in GA Average Salary in GA
Producers and Directors 4,900 $84,570
Photographers 1,850 $45,270
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators 1,490 $59,110
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,390 $66,740
Film and Video Editors 1,330 $64,470


*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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