• How to use the Film School Application Database & Tracker

    How to use the Film School Application Database & Tracker

    Thanks to our many members, the FilmSchool.org Application Database and Tracker consists of over 4,000 applications that date back to 2015, making it one of the most advantageous tools on the website. Its basic function is to track film schools’ rates of acceptance, minimum GPAs, accepted test scores, in addition to each program's many notification and decision dates.

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Application Periods
19
Series
1
Applications
4,431
Views
2,998,091
Comments
3,917
Filmjunkie
Updated
Views
318
Reaction score
1
Updates
1
Comments
1
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
NYU - Tisch Undergraduate Film & Television
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 28, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Great! Straightforward. I have spent a decent...
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Nov 25, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 2, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 27, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 13, 2024
Fully expected not to get in here. I did get...
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Sep 28, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
bhr
Views
180
Reaction score
2
Comments
2
Smooth. Great communication with admission...
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Dec 31, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 21, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
sbhuntley
Views
153
Reaction score
2
Comments
2
The application process was really smooth. Two...
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Dramatic Writing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 3, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 23, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 29, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 12, 2024
Scholarship Notification
Mar 12, 2024

Application Materials attached:
  1. Personal Statement
  2. Writing Samples

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uiorra
Views
176
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
My first time applying. The application...
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 6, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 22, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
Scholarship Notification
Mar 15, 2024
zrex
Views
110
Reaction score
1
Application was fun and interesting! This was...
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 29, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024

Application Materials attached:
  1. Portfolio
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Writing Samples
  4. Visual Samples (Video)
  5. Resume

ljords
Updated
Views
237
Reaction score
4
Comments
2
This is my first time applying to any MFA program. I am a year post undergrad, with hopes of becoming a writer and eventually showrunner.
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Dramatic Writing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 2, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 23, 2024
Interview Date
Mar 1, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 12, 2024
slyon2013
Views
106
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
Process has been chill. Felt strongly about...
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Dec 4, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2024
Interview Date
Mar 4, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
anxious-meringue
Views
162
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
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Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 22, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 14, 2024
Scholarship Notification
Mar 15, 2024
jimothy
Updated
Views
262
Reaction score
1
Updates
1
Comments
1
First time applicant. I graduated undergrad in June 2022 and applied for Fall 2024 entry. I'm a little disappointed that I was rejected from the program, but I didn't receive an interview so I wasn't surprised. I'm still proud of myself for applying!
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Dec 3, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
aspiringfilmnerd
Views
111
Reaction score
2
Comments
2
The process was pretty smooth. Notification...
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Nov 24, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 27, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
Arthrax
Updated
Views
551
Reaction score
2
Updates
1
Comments
2
Second time applying after being accepted last year and had to pull out due to health issues. Applying as an international student.
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 28, 2024
LillyAngelo
Views
193
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
Playwright applying with a full length play. First time applicant.
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Dramatic Writing MFA
Submission Date
Nov 27, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 27, 2024
Interview Date
Mar 29, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 12, 2024
Scholarship Notification
Mar 12, 2024
jnthnrk
Updated
Views
254
Reaction score
2
Updates
1
Comments
1
Hi! This is my first time applying for MFA programs. I am fresh out of undergrad, and I graduated in May 2023 with a BA in English Literature.
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Dramatic Writing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 2, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 26, 2024
Interview Date
Mar 4, 2024
itcomesatnight
Views
143
Reaction score
3
Comments
1
Straightforward. I spent most of my time...
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Dramatic Writing MFA
Submission Date
Nov 29, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 27, 2024
Interview Date
Mar 1, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 12, 2024
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
May 13, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
aliciawassana
Views
112
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying!
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
iheartmfa
Views
162
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
-First time applying
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 23, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
gla1019
Views
99
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applicant
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Dramatic Writing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 3, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 23, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 27, 2024
klexos24
Updated
Views
223
Reaction score
1
Updates
1
Comments
1
First time applying! Might've been my top choice if not for the price tag. 🫢
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Dramatic Writing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 3, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 27, 2024
Interview Date
Mar 1, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 12, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)

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Acceptance Data
For up to date Film School Acceptance Rates, including Minimum GPAs, Minimum Test Scores, After Interview and Off-Waitlist Acceptance Rates, Film Experience and Undergraduate degrees of accepted applicants, Age data, and other acceptance statistics for your film program of choice simply navigate to the Acceptance Rates tab on each film school's page in our Film School Database.

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Log your own Application with our application database to help improve the site's acceptance data.

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