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2023 Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor's Degree Schools in District of Columbia

Highlighting Quality Schools With More Affordable Pricing

1 College
$51,334 Avg Tuition & Fees*
$23,937 Avg Salary

Finding the Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor's Degree School for You

With 89 degrees and certificates handed out in 2020-2021, film, video and photographic arts is the #81 most popular major in District of Columbia.

There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor's Degree Schools in District of Columbia ranking.

This ranking is not just a list of inexpensive schools. We also consider each school's quality, since we believe a low-quality school may not be a 'bargain' at any price. Specifically, our score for quality is discounted by the published tuition and fees charged by the given college. This gives the cost per unit of quality for each college. The more quality your dollar buys, the better the value.

For nationwide and regional rankings, we use out-of-state tuition and fees in our calculations. For statewide rankings, we use average in-state tuition and fees.

Check out the film bachelor's degree programs at this school if you want to get the best value for your educational dollar.

Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor's Degree School


American University

Washington, DC

Our analysis found American University to be the best value school for film, video and photographic arts students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in District of Columbia. The American University is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Washington.

The average tuition and fees for an in-state undergraduate at The American University are $51,334 a year. The average amount in student loans that film majors at The American University take out while working on their Bachelor's Degree is $22,185.

In addition to its best value ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, The American University is ranked #3 for overall quality for film in District of Columbia.

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Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 577
New York 2,001
Maryland 96
New Jersey 179
Delaware 18

Film, Video & Photographic Arts is one of 10 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 37,413
Design & Applied Arts 36,301
Music 25,910
Drama & Theater Arts 17,341
General Visual & Performing Arts 6,355

Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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