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Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools in Tennessee

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

As a degree choice, Film, Video & Photographic Arts is the 71st most popular major in the state.

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

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 149
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 51
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 51
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 32
Master’s Degree 10

Gender Distribution

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

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

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 12.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 74.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Film, Video & Photographic Arts Grads in Tennessee

There are 5,280 people in the state and 340,840 people in the nation working in film jobs.

Film, Video & Photographic Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Film, Video & Photographic Arts Jobs in Tennessee

In this state, film grads earn an average of $56,040. Nationwide, they make an average of $78,090.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Tennessee that offer film degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Belmont University

Nashville
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
8,260 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $35,861. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
53 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,338. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,894 Total Students

A typical student attending Pellissippi State Community College will pay a net price of $5,297. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $25,100 after graduation.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
21,631 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,200 after graduation. 77% of the teachers are full time. 95% of students get financical aid.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
193 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. The student loan default rate is 9.70% which is lower than average. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Lipscomb University

Nashville
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
4,620 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at Lipscomb. The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,284 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,117. The full-time teacher rate is 34%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,942 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.50%. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,016. It takes the average student 4.74 years to graduate.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
12,824 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $20,253. The average student takes 4.07 years to complete their degree at Vanderbilt. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average.

#10

Carson - Newman University

Jefferson City
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,560 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,500 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years.

Film, Video & Photographic Arts Careers in TN

Some of the careers film majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Film and Video Editors 22% $60,430
Producers and Directors 18% $52,070
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators 18% $48,290
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 13% $54,440
Communications Professors 11% $52,900
Photographers -7% $28,530

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Music 745
Arts & Media Management 654
Fine & Studio Arts 411
Design & Applied Arts 385
Drama & Theater Arts 243
General Visual & Performing Arts 56
Dance 5

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