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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at University of Maryland - College Park

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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at University of Maryland - College Park

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

UMCP is located in College Park, Maryland and has a total student population of 40,709. In 2021, 17 film majors received their bachelor's degree from UMCP.

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.

UMCP Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film

UMCP Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the film progam at UMCP 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 UMCP 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
Most Popular Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 148

How Much Do Film Graduates from UMCP Make?

The median salary of film students who receive their bachelor's degree at UMCP is $24,541. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 6% higher than the national average of $23,085 for all film bachelor's degree recipients.


Film Student Demographics at UMCP

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

UMCP Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Program

47% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 17 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in film from UMCP in 2021, 53% were men and 47% were women.


About 53% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in film at UMCP are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 4% 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 Maryland - College Park with a bachelor's in film.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 9
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UMCP 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 MD, the home state for University of Maryland - College Park.

Occupation Jobs in MD Average Salary in MD
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,850 $74,160
Producers and Directors 1,590 $78,760
Photographers 740 $39,640
Communications Professors 400 $76,040
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators 370 $57,780


*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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