Best Filmmaking colleges in the U.S.

Best Filmmaking colleges in the U.S. for 2021

New York University
New York, NY

New York University offers 3 Filmmaking degree programs. It's a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 508 Filmmaking students graduated with students earning 379 Bachelor's degrees, 125 Master's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Full Sail University
Winter Park, FL

Full Sail University offers 13 Filmmaking degree programs. It's a very large, private for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 572 Filmmaking students graduated with students earning 420 Bachelor's degrees, 104 Master's degrees, and 48 Associate's degrees.

University of Southern California offers 5 Filmmaking degree programs. It's a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 424 Filmmaking students graduated with students earning 241 Bachelor's degrees, 173 Master's degrees, and 10 Doctoral degrees.

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Columbia College Chicago offers 5 Filmmaking degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 288 Filmmaking students graduated with students earning 273 Bachelor's degrees, and 15 Master's degrees.

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University of California-Los Angeles offers 4 Filmmaking degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 137 Filmmaking students graduated with students earning 103 Master's degrees, 30 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 3 Filmmaking degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize suburb. In 2019, 160 Filmmaking students graduated with students earning 154 Bachelor's degrees, 5 Doctoral degrees, and 1 Master's degree.

University of California-Santa Cruz offers 4 Filmmaking degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 148 Filmmaking students graduated with students earning 140 Bachelor's degrees, 6 Master's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers 3 Filmmaking degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 79 Filmmaking students graduated with students earning 74 Bachelor's degrees, 4 Certificates, and 1 Doctoral degree.

Chapman University
Orange, CA

Chapman University offers 5 Filmmaking degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 271 Filmmaking students graduated with students earning 191 Bachelor's degrees, and 80 Master's degrees.

Emerson College
Boston, MA

Emerson College offers 2 Filmmaking degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 460 Filmmaking students graduated with students earning 460 Bachelor's degrees.

List of all Filmmaking colleges in the U.S.

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
New York Film Academy Logo New York Film Academy Burbank, CA
5/5
13 : 1 1,892
New York University Logo New York University New York, NY
5/5
17 : 1 52,885
Full Sail University Logo Full Sail University Winter Park, FL
5/5
29 : 1 21,666
University of Southern California Logo University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
22 : 1 48,321
Community College of Aurora Logo Community College of Aurora Aurora, CO
2/5
141 : 1 8,597
Academy of Art University Logo Academy of Art University San Francisco, CA
4/5
45 : 1 9,812
Columbia College Chicago Logo Columbia College Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
27 : 1 6,947
University of California-Los Angeles Logo University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
21 : 1 44,371
University of California-Santa Barbara Logo University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
3/5
24 : 1 26,314
University of California-Santa Cruz Logo University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
3/5
29 : 1 19,494
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Logo University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
4/5
12 : 1 48,090
Chapman University Logo Chapman University Orange, CA
5/5
18 : 1 9,850
Los Angeles Film School Logo Los Angeles Film School Hollywood, CA   34 : 1 5,151
Emerson College Logo Emerson College Boston, MA
5/5
23 : 1 4,930
American Film Institute Conservatory Logo American Film Institute Conservatory Los Angeles, CA   28 : 1 334
Temple University Logo Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
24 : 1 38,794
Savannah College of Art and Design Logo Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah, GA
5/5
24 : 1 14,840
San Francisco State University Logo San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
2/5
33 : 1 29,032
University of Iowa Logo University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
3/5
23 : 1 31,240
SUNY at Purchase College Logo SUNY at Purchase College Purchase, NY
3/5
22 : 1 4,157