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2022 Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor's Degree Schools in District of Columbia

Highlighting Quality Schools With More Affordable Pricing

2 Colleges
$53,705 Avg Tuition & Fees*
$22,656 Avg Salary

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

Film, Video & Photographic Arts is the #65 most popular major in District of Columbia with 122 degrees and certificates awarded in 2019-2020.

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. Our analysis looked at 2 schools in District of Columbia to see which bachelor's degree programs offered the best value experiences for film students with the aim of identifying those quality schools that are more affordable than some of their counterparts.

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.

2022 Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools in District of Columbia

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

Best District of Columbia Schools for Affordable Quality for a Bachelor's in Film, Video & Photographic Arts

#1

American University

Washington, DC

Our 2022 rankings named American University the best value school in District of Columbia for film, video and photographic arts students working on their bachelor’s degree. The American University is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Washington.

In-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at The American University are $51,361 per year. On average, film graduates from The American University take out $20,411 in student loans while working on their Bachelor's Degree.

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.

Full Film, Video & Photographic Arts at American University Report

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means George Washington University is a great value for film, video and photographic arts students working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in the large city of Washington, GWU is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

In-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at GWU are $56,049 per year.

GWU also took the #2 spot in our Best Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools in District of Columbia rankings.

Full Film, Video & Photographic Arts at George Washington University Report

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

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

State Degrees Awarded
New York 2,073
Pennsylvania 622
Maryland 136
New Jersey 131
Delaware 18

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 39,860
Design & Applied Arts 36,854
Music 27,047
Drama & Theater Arts 18,124
General Visual & Performing Arts 6,359

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools 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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