Film in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Film Programs in Minnesota


Around 0.1% of Minnesota's graduates graduate from film degree programs every year. That means an estimated 250 film professionals graduate from Minnesota's 11 film schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Minnesota with a film program is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. In 2010, 28 students graduated from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities' film program. Tuition at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was $12,288 per year.

Carleton College, which was ranked 17th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a film program. It is located in Northfield. In 2010, Carleton College graduated 12 students from its film program. Students at Carleton College paid $41,304 per year in tuition fees.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design, which is located in Minneapolis, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a film program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Minneapolis College of Art and Design graduated 35 students from its film programs. Minneapolis College of Art and Design charged in-state students $29,700 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Film schools in Minnesota, charge students an average tuition of $14,847 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $41,304 per year, or as little as $4,630 per year. The Minnesota film schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Carleton College - located in Northfield, students are charged $41,304 per year
  2. Minneapolis College of Art and Design - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $29,700 per year
  3. Augsburg College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $28,864 per year

The following Minnesota film schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Hennepin Technical College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $4,630 per year
  2. Minneapolis Community and Technical College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $4,974 per year
  3. Central Lakes College-Brainerd - located in Brainerd, students are charged $5,255 per year

A film degree from a Minnesota school... what next?

The Minnesota counties with the largest populations of film professional are:

  1. Anoka County - 610 film professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of film professionals is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,390 film professionals working in Minnesota then. Of these 1,390 film professionals, the government predicts that 370 will be exhibit designers, 320 will be camera operators, and 700 will be actors.

Salary

film professionals in Minnesota make an average of $30,320 per year. However, Minnesota film professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,480 per year to more than $68,290 per year in 2010. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for film professionals:

  1. Anoka County - $46,815 per year

The film professionals with highest average salaries in Minnesota were:

  1. Exhibit Designer - $45,550 per year
  2. Camera Operator - $45,410 per year
  3. Actor - per year

The film professionals with lowest average salaries in Minnesota were:

  1. Camera Operator - $45,410 per year
  2. Actor - per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Minnesota statistics regarding a career in film. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Minnesota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Film in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Film in Minnesota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,383 miles from location University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 86.0842 32% 51,659
6,426 miles from location Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud MN 31.3343 45% 18,123
6,386 miles from location Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis MN 9.36602 n/a 10,618
6,544 miles from location Minnesota State University-Moorhead Moorhead MN 24.7584 47% 7,510
6,391 miles from location Hennepin Technical College Minneapolis MN 14.4772 n/a 6,395
6,426 miles from location Central Lakes College-Brainerd Brainerd MN 17.6636 n/a 4,206
6,383 miles from location Augsburg College Minneapolis MN 62.9719 38% 4,010
6,376 miles from location Dakota County Technical College Rosemount MN 15.9092 n/a 3,564
6,381 miles from location Carleton College Northfield MN 83.3944 36% 2,009
6,385 miles from location The Art Institutes International Minnesota Minneapolis MN 25.5297 100% 2,008
6,385 miles from location Minneapolis College of Art and Design Minneapolis MN 63.6147 42% 711
 

Curious what studying Film gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Actors + 460 n/a -13.2%
2
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 180 $45,410
3
Set and Exhibit Designers + 160 $45,550 128.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are film related jobs in Minnesota