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Schools Offering Film Programs in Arizona


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Arizona graduates receive degrees in film. That means an estimated 434 film professionals graduate from Arizona's 11 film schools each year.

Top Schools

Prescott College, which is located in Prescott, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a film program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. 2 students graduated with a degree in film from Prescott College in 2010. Tuition at Prescott College was $26,235 per year.

Arizona State University, which is located in Tempe, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a film program. It received a ranking of 57th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Arizona State University graduated 91 students from its film program. Tuition at Arizona State University was $8,132 per year.

University of Arizona, which is located in Tucson, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a film program. It received a ranking of 60th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 74 students graduated from University of Arizona film program. Students at University of Arizona paid $8,237 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Film schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $11,266 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,235 per year, or as little as $1,412 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona film schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. Collins College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $23,550 per year
  3. The Art Institute of Phoenix - located in Phoenix, students are charged $17,586 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arizona film schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year
  3. Glendale Community College - located in Glendale, students are charged $1,734 per year

A film degree from an Arizona school... what next?

Many Arizona film graduates become a camera operator, camera equipment repairer, and actor. In 2010, there were 710 film professional working in Arizona, including 110 exhibit designers, 220 camera operators, and 80 camera equipment repairers. The following counties have the largest number of Arizona film professionals:

  1. Maricopa County - 500 film professionals
  2. Pima County - 50 film professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of film professionals in Arizona will shrink by 0%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,040 film professionals working in Arizona. The greatest decline for film professional is predicted to be amongst Exhibit Designers, who are expected to increase by 7% by 2018.

Salary

On average, film professionals earn a salary of $29,808 per year in Arizona state. However, this number is only an average. Film professional in Arizona had varying salaries from $18,420 to $84,660 per year in 2010. The following counties in Arizona have the highest average salaries for film professionals:

  1. Maricopa County - $40,450 per year
  2. Pima County - $34,470 per year

The Arizona counties with the lowest average salary for film professionals are:

  1. Pima County - $34,470 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $40,450 per year

On average, the highest paid film professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Camera Operator - $48,080 per year
  2. Exhibit Designer - $36,630 per year
  3. Camera Equipment Repairer - $34,520 per year

On average, the lowest paid film professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Camera Equipment Repairer - $34,520 per year
  2. Actor - per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in film and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as design or art.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Film in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Film in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Film in Arizona
  • Certificate in Film in Arizona

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,491 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,477 miles from location Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale AZ 11.959 n/a 10,923
7,493 miles from location Yavapai College Prescott AZ 14.9939 n/a 8,276
7,489 miles from location The Art Institute of Phoenix Phoenix AZ 24.4504 92% 1,243
7,483 miles from location Collins College Phoenix AZ 19.6586 n/a 1,171
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
7,439 miles from location The Art Institute of Tucson Tucson AZ 26.3088 84% 346
 

Curious what studying Film gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Actors + 300 n/a 66.7%
2
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 220 $48,080 -15.4%
3
Set and Exhibit Designers + 110 $36,630 -8.3%
4
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers + 80 $34,520 166.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are film related jobs in Arizona