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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Montclair State University

Every film, video and photographic arts school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the film program at Montclair State University stacks up to those at other schools.

Montclair State is located in Montclair, New Jersey and approximately 21,005 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,771 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Montclair State University in 2021, 52 of them were film, video and photographic arts majors.

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.

Montclair State Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film

Montclair State Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the film progam at Montclair 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 Montclair 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
Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools 218
Most Focused Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools 222

How Much Do Film Graduates from Montclair State Make?

The median salary of film students who receive their bachelor's degree at Montclair State is $16,935. This is less than $23,085, which is the national average of all film majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Film Student Demographics at Montclair State

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

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

38% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 52 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in film from Montclair State. About 62% were men and 38% were women.


About 62% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in film at Montclair State 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 Montclair State University with a bachelor's in film.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 32
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Montclair 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 NJ, the home state for Montclair State University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 2,070 $90,750
Producers and Directors 1,580 $92,180
Photographers 1,400 $35,840
Communications Professors 940 $92,200
Film and Video Editors 590 $87,150


*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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