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Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools in Pennsylvania

622 students earned Film degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Film, Video & Photographic Arts is the 86th most popular major in the state out of a total 328 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 544
Associate’s Degree 47
Master’s Degree 12
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a film major is more popular with men than with women.

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

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of film majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Black or African American: 8.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 65.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.3%
  • Other Races: 8.7%
Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Film, Video & Photographic Arts Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 12,020 people employed in jobs related to a film degree, compared to 340,840 nationwide.

Film, Video & Photographic Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Film, Video & Photographic Arts Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a film grad in the state is $61,920, compared to a typical salary of $78,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 36 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer film degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Temple University

Philadelphia
176 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.10% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $39,100 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $23,536.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at Penn State University Park.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,914 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 100% of students get financical aid.

#4

Point Park University

Pittsburgh
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,099 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.10% which is lower than average. 100% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

#5

Drexel University

Philadelphia
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,634 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.67 years to graduate. 100% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $33,631.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
28,673 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $28,758. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
2,642 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 57% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,884. The average student takes 4.05 years to complete their degree at Lafayette.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
25,860 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 58% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $25,033. Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years.

#9

DeSales University

Center Valley
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
3,438 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,800 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. 100% of students get financical aid.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,761 Total Students

A typical student attending Bucks County Community College will pay a net price of $7,722. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 23%.

Film, Video & Photographic Arts Careers in PA

Some of the careers film majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Film and Video Editors 12% $59,870
Producers and Directors 9% $58,200
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9% $72,070
Communications Professors 8% $69,640
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators 5% $43,180
Photographers -15% $30,260

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Fine & Studio Arts 1,374
Design & Applied Arts 1,272
Music 1,077
Drama & Theater Arts 751
Dance 260
Arts & Media Management 229
General Visual & Performing Arts 176
Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry 24

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