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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at University of Washington - Seattle Campus

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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at University of Washington - Seattle Campus

What traits are you looking for in a film school? To help you decide if University of Washington - Seattle Campus is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's film program.

UW Seattle is located in Seattle, Washington and approximately 47,576 students attend the school each year. Of the 9,269 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Washington - Seattle Campus in 2019, 21 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.

UW Seattle Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film
  • Master’s Degree in Film

UW Seattle Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the film progam at UW Seattle 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 UW Seattle 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 Schools 156
Most Focused Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 304

In 2019, 3 students received their master’s degree in film from UW Seattle. This makes it the #60 most popular school for film master’s degree candidates in the country.

Film Student Demographics at UW Seattle

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the film majors at University of Washington - Seattle Campus.

UW Seattle Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Program

38% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 21 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in film from UW Seattle in 2019, 62% were men and 38% were women.

UW Seattle Gender Breakdown of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 52% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in film at UW Seattle are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 8% 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 Washington - Seattle Campus with a bachelor's in film.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors at University of Washington - Seattle Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

UW Seattle Film, Video & Photographic Arts Master’s Program

33% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The film program at UW Seattle awarded 3 master's degrees in 2018-2019. About 67% of these degrees went to men with the other 33% going to women.

UW Seattle Gender Breakdown of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a film master's degree from UW Seattle, 67% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Washington - Seattle Campus with a master's in film.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors at University of Washington - Seattle Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UW Seattle 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Seattle Campus.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Producers and Directors 2,400 $71,430
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,930 $67,430
Photographers 1,030 $48,020
Communications Professors 600 $60,370
Film and Video Editors 280 $71,120

References

*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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