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Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools in District of Columbia

122 Film students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Film, Video & Photographic Arts major is the 65th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors in District of Columbia

Film majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 54
Bachelor’s Degree 54
Post-Master’s Certificate 14
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 14

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a film major is more popular with women than with men.

Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of film majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.8%
  • Black or African American: 22.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.2%
  • White: 45.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.0%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Film, Video & Photographic Arts Grads in District of Columbia

There are 4,220 people in the state and 340,840 people in the nation working in film jobs.

Film, Video & Photographic Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Film, Video & Photographic Arts Jobs in District of Columbia

A typical salary for a film grad in the state is $82,840, compared to a typical salary of $78,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in District of Columbia that offer film degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

#1

American University

Washington
97 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
14,311 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 56%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.80%.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
28,172 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. In their early career, GWU grads earn an average salary of $53,600. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%.

#3

Howard University

Washington
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,139 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. In their early career, Howard grads earn an average salary of $35,800.

Film, Video & Photographic Arts Careers in DC

Some of the careers film majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Film and Video Editors 19% $68,800
Communications Professors 12% $76,600
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 12% $80,640
Producers and Directors 12% $82,150
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators 8% $81,420
Photographers 0% $84,720

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to film.

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Fine & Studio Arts 148
Drama & Theater Arts 100
Music 84
Design & Applied Arts 55
Arts & Media Management 53
General Visual & Performing Arts 17
Dance 12

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