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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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

Rutgers New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and has a total student population of 50,411. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 26 students received a bachelor's degree in film from Rutgers New Brunswick.

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.

Rutgers New Brunswick Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film

Rutgers New Brunswick Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the film progam at Rutgers New Brunswick 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 Rutgers New Brunswick 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 114

Earnings of Rutgers New Brunswick Film Graduates

The median salary of film students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers New Brunswick is $21,104. 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 Rutgers New Brunswick

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

Rutgers New Brunswick Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Program

46% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 26 film students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Rutgers New Brunswick, about 54% were men and 46% were women.


About 58% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in film at Rutgers New Brunswick are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 1% 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a bachelor's in film.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 15
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Rutgers New Brunswick 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick.

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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