Film, Video & Photographic Arts at University of Southern California
USC is located in Los Angeles, California and approximately 46,287 students attend the school each year. Of the 5,745 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Southern California in 2021, 158 of them were film, video and photographic arts majors.
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.
USC Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Film
- Master’s Degree in Film
- Doctorate Degree in Film
USC Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the film progam at USC compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The film major at USC 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.
|Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Doctor’s Degree Schools||11|
|Most Focused Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools||138|
Earnings of USC Film Graduates
The median salary of film students who receive their bachelor's degree at USC is $35,793. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 55% higher than the national average of $23,085 for all film bachelor's degree recipients.
Film Student Demographics at USC
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the film majors at University of Southern California.
USC Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Program
About 52% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in film at USC are white. This is typical 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 Southern California with a bachelor's in film.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||8|
|Hispanic or Latino||28|
USC Film, Video & Photographic Arts Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Southern California with a master's in film.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||22|
|Hispanic or Latino||20|
USC also has a doctoral program available in film. In 2021, 9 students 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 Southern California.
|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|
|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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Original uploader was Padsquad19 at en.wikipedia under License
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