Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Savannah College of Art and Design
SCAD is located in Savannah, Georgia and has a total student population of 14,840. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 199 students received a bachelor's degree in film from SCAD.
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.
SCAD Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Film
- Master’s Degree in Film
Online Classes Are Available at SCAD
If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.
For those who are interested in distance learning, SCAD does offer online courses in film for the following degree levels:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
SCAD Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks film programs across the country. The following shows how SCAD performed in these rankings.
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 SCAD 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.
|Most Popular Online Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools||3|
|Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Master’s Degree Schools||27|
|Most Focused Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools||48|
|Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Master’s Degree Schools||49|
|Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools||78|
Earnings of SCAD Film Graduates
The median salary of film students who receive their bachelor's degree at SCAD is $21,500. This is less than $22,250, which is the national average of all film majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
Film Student Demographics at SCAD
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the film majors at Savannah College of Art and Design.
SCAD Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a bachelor's in film.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||18|
|Hispanic or Latino||13|
SCAD Film, Video & Photographic Arts Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a master's in film.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||20|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
SCAD 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 GA, the home state for Savannah College of Art and Design.
|Occupation||Jobs in GA||Average Salary in GA|
|Producers and Directors||4,900||$84,570|
|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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Jeff Clemmons. under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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