• 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
18
Series
1
Applications
4,329
Views
2,758,204
Comments
3,750
jimothy
Updated
Views
141
Reaction score
2
Updates
1
Comments
1
First time applicant! I graduated undergrad in June 2022 and applied for Fall 2024 entry. Though I'm disappointed I was waitlisted, I am thrilled that I have guaranteed admission for Spring 2025. I'm crossing my fingers that a spot opens up for Fall 2024!
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 19, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 26, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Feb 29, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
megan1003
Views
36
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
Waitlist right now, I guess it’s stressful for...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 20, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 25, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Feb 29, 2024
aliciawassana
Views
58
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 14, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 12, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 19, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Feb 29, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
YamiYugi24
Views
25
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
Have applied before as a transfer applicant for undergrad a couple years back, but first time applying for the Masters Program!
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 10, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 16, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 20, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Feb 29, 2024
jackauger
Views
52
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
After being waitlisted, it does say that they...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Oct 2, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 9, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 13, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Feb 29, 2024
Arthrax
Updated
Views
362
Reaction score
1
Updates
1
Comments
2
My first time applying and as an international student!
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Feb 29, 2024
iheartmfa
Views
185
Reaction score
3
Comments
3
-First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 16, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 19, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Feb 20, 2024
watericemoon
Updated
Views
276
Reaction score
1
Updates
1
Comments
1
Second time applying and spent more time on my...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 18, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 21, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Feb 20, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
uuuuuy
Views
127
Reaction score
3
Comments
1
first time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 13, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 18, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 22, 2024
muki
Views
236
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
As one of the filmmakers who want to become a...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 13, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 16, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 21, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Logan
Updated
Views
305
Reaction score
2
Comments
2
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 13, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 19, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
DJPorras89
Views
289
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 14, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 17, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 20, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
observer222
Views
267
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
First time applying. Application was due November 15, 2023.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 18, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 20, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Feb 20, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
greatornothing
Views
351
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
PSA: start your applications early. I'd been...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2023
orianairene
Views
341
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying to USC MFA program. Enjoyed the process a lot :)
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 13, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
pilot3600
Views
454
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First Time Applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Oct 25, 2023
jhan
Updated
Views
946
Reaction score
2
Updates
1
Comments
1
Quite a stressful process of many written...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Oct 31, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 9, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Aseer
Updated
Views
896
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
I applied for the first time at USC
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 14, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Dec 27, 2022
Interview Date
Dec 29, 2022
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
meeks
Views
253
Applying for the first time
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Apr 13, 2023
First time.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 11, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Apr 12, 2023
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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