Best Photography colleges in Florida 2021

Do you have the ability to take any old random thing and turn it into a photographic work of art? Are you the person who takes a camera everywhere you go because you're fascinated with the idea of forever capturing the human journey? If you answered "yes", or even thought a confident "maybe", a degree in photography is definitely for you. Photographers must be more than creative; they must have a thorough understanding of the subject and the equipment. As a photography student, you will learn the basics of photography: the history of photography, lighting and composition, how to capture objects in motion, equipment operation and maintenance, and the use of computer applications to enhance images. Because the technology world is constantly changing, successful photography students must learn how to adapt to the changes. What you learn while earning your degree should complement your current photography knowledge.

You can go to school to become a photography generalist or you can have a specialty such as photojournalism, digital media, or portraits. Make sure to do in-depth research to find the school that best fits your goals. Keep in mind that fine arts specialty schools are typically more competitive than liberal arts colleges and typically require a strong portfolio. Most entry-level positions in photography require a bachelor's degree, while some technical positions may only require an associate degree; teaching photography generally requires a master's degree.

Best Photography colleges in Florida for 2021

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
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University of Miami offers 1 Photography degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city.

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University of Central Florida offers 1 Photography degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 8 Photography students graduated with students earning 8 Bachelor's degrees.

Barry University
Miami, FL

Barry University offers 2 Photography degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 12 Photography students graduated with students earning 12 Bachelor's degrees.

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Miami Dade College
Miami, FL

Miami Dade College offers 1 Photography degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 7 Photography students graduated with students earning 7 Associate's degrees.

St Petersburg College
Clearwater, FL

St Petersburg College offers 2 Photography degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 10 Photography students graduated with students earning 8 Associate's degrees, and 2 Certificates.

List of all Photography colleges in Florida

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Miami Logo University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
5/5
16 : 1 17,811
University of Central Florida Logo University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
2/5
44 : 1 69,402
Ringling College of Art and Design Logo Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota, FL
5/5
14 : 1 1,658
Barry University Logo Barry University Miami, FL
5/5
24 : 1 7,401
Orange Technical College-Mid Florida Campus Logo Orange Technical College-Mid Florida Campus Orlando, FL     2,777
Manatee Technical College Logo Manatee Technical College Bradenton, FL     1,131
William T McFatter Technical College Logo William T McFatter Technical College Davie, FL     1,174
Miami Dade College Logo Miami Dade College Miami, FL
2/5
73 : 1 51,679
Eastern Florida State College Logo Eastern Florida State College Cocoa, FL
2/5
57 : 1 15,352
Daytona State College Logo Daytona State College Daytona Beach, FL
2/5
58 : 1 13,430
St Petersburg College Logo St Petersburg College Clearwater, FL
2/5
85 : 1 28,853
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Logo State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Bradenton, FL
2/5
75 : 1 10,096
Pensacola State College Logo Pensacola State College Pensacola, FL
2/5
57 : 1 9,713
Orange Technical College-Winter Park Campus Logo Orange Technical College-Winter Park Campus Winter Park, FL     1,755
Miami Ad School-Wynwood Logo Miami Ad School-Wynwood Miami, FL
4/5
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