• 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
Wendy Tong
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
I’ve be waiting for being off waitlist for...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Documentary MFA
Submission Date
Oct 31, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Mar 5, 2023
Interview Date
Mar 10, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 16, 2023
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Jun 22, 2023

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

avxnnya
Views
486
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying, felt pretty confident with the essay and personal statements!
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Cinematography MFA
Submission Date
Oct 30, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Mar 14, 2023
Interview Date
Mar 19, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 29, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
isabelle1
Views
433
Reaction score
1
Comments
4
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Cinematography MFA
Submission Date
Dec 30, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Mar 24, 2023
Interview Date
Apr 30, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
StarkWayne
Updated
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
Updates
1
Does not require a portfolio. Only asks for a...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Oct 31, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 23, 2022
Interview Date
Mar 2, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Apr 12, 2022
UCLA has the easier portfolio I think. But it...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 23, 2022
Interview Date
Mar 2, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Apr 13, 2022
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
May 7, 2022

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

LeNoc
Updated
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
Comments
4
International transfer from California community college
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media (B.A.)
Submission Date
Jan 11, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Apr 30, 2021
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Jul 29, 2021
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Oct 31, 2019
Interview Notification Date
Feb 18, 2020
Interview Date
Mar 7, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Jun 22, 2020
0826tiger
Updated
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
Comments
5
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Documentary MFA
Interview Notification Date
Jan 30, 2020
Interview Date
Feb 7, 2020
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Johnella18
Views
523
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
first time applying
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2019
Interview Notification Date
Feb 18, 2020
Interview Date
Mar 14, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Jun 22, 2020
northernghost
Views
805
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying, transfer from CCC...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media (B.A.)
Interview Notification Date
Mar 19, 2019
Interview Date
Mar 23, 2019
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
slantedenchanted
Views
624
Reaction score
1
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2018
Interview Notification Date
Mar 4, 2019
Interview Date
Mar 16, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Apr 24, 2019
Isabehl
Updated
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
First time applying. Undergrad degree not in film.
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2018
Interview Notification Date
Mar 4, 2019
Interview Date
Mar 22, 2019
clurrm
Views
548
Reaction score
1
First time applicant
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
TheLucasAbreu
Views
656
Reaction score
1
First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2018
Interview Notification Date
Jan 15, 2019
Interview Date
Feb 8, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Apr 15, 2019
ACT: ## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
maria
Views
563
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Producers Program MFA
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Interview Notification Date
Feb 24, 2015
Interview Date
Mar 15, 2015
Decision Notification Date
Apr 13, 2015
Donald
Views
563
In New York
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Interview Notification Date
Feb 3, 2016
Interview Date
Feb 20, 2016
Decision Notification Date
Mar 10, 2016
Skype
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Interview Notification Date
Feb 7, 2016
Interview Date
Mar 6, 2016
Decision Notification Date
Mar 21, 2016
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA

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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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