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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at University of California - Irvine

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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at University of California - Irvine

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

UC Irvine is located in Irvine, California and approximately 36,303 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 167 film majors received their bachelor's degree from UC Irvine.

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.

UC Irvine Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film

UC Irvine Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the film progam at UC Irvine 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 UC Irvine 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 Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools 150

Earnings of UC Irvine Film Graduates

The median salary of film students who receive their bachelor's degree at UC Irvine is $28,145. This is 22% higher than $23,085, which is the national average for all film bachelor's degree recipients.


Film Student Demographics at UC Irvine

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

UC Irvine Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Program

62% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 167 film majors earned their bachelor's degree from UC Irvine. Of these graduates, 38% were men and 62% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 18% 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 University of California - Irvine with a bachelor's in film.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 44
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 34
White 27
International Students 46
Other Races/Ethnicities 12

UC Irvine 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 CA, the home state for University of California - Irvine.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
Producers and Directors 25,320 $115,080
Film and Video Editors 11,380 $112,530
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9,710 $115,460
Photographers 6,060 $52,720
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators 4,530 $77,540


*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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