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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Oberlin College

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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Oberlin College

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 Oberlin College stacks up to those at other schools.

Oberlin is located in Oberlin, Ohio and has a total student population of 2,863. In 2019, 23 film majors received their bachelor's degree from Oberlin.

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.

Oberlin Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film

Oberlin Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings

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

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 Oberlin 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 135
Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools 146
Most Popular Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools 158
Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 209

Film Student Demographics at Oberlin

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

Oberlin Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Program

70% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 23 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Film, Video & Photographic Arts from Oberlin in 2018-2019, 30% were men and 70% were women. The typical film bachelor's degree program is made up of only 46% women. So female students are more repesented at Oberlin since its program graduates 24% more women than average.

Oberlin Gender Breakdown of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 74% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in film at Oberlin 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 Oberlin College with a bachelor's in film.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors at Oberlin College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 17
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Oberlin 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 OH, the home state for Oberlin College.

Occupation Jobs in OH Average Salary in OH
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 4,110 $84,160
Photographers 1,880 $42,370
Producers and Directors 1,850 $60,590
Communications Professors 1,410 $74,860
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators 430 $55,600

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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