• 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
2,758,365
Comments
3,750
iheartmfa
Views
186
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)
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)
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)
ktu222
Views
659
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 27, 2023
Interview Date
Jan 31, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 2, 2023
Tammy
Views
455
Reaction score
2
Comments
3
I'm an international student, it's my fourth (maybe fifth, I forgot) time applying.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 20, 2023
Interview Date
Jan 26, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 14, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
rcpsn
Views
396
Reaction score
2
2nd time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 12, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 2, 2023
Lucas111
Views
309
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying and waitlisted with guaranteed spring 2024 admission
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 21, 2023
Interview Date
Jan 23, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 8, 2023
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Apr 27, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
CaveMan
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
Very difficult and time consuming to complete...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 18, 2023
Interview Date
Jan 19, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 2, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Shenreice
Updated
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
Comments
5
Application is going well, I feel confident...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 13, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 13, 2023
Interview Date
Jan 20, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 2, 2023

Application Materials attached:
  1. Short Film

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GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Bhats
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Aug 15, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Sep 21, 2022
Interview Date
Sep 25, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Oct 19, 2022
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
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cooljproductions06
Views
815
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying for the USC MFA in Film and Television Production
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Aug 5, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Sep 24, 2022
Interview Date
Sep 25, 2022
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
This is my first time applying as an...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Aug 12, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Sep 21, 2022
Interview Date
Sep 25, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Oct 31, 2022
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
ysaaso
Views
2K
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 11, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Jan 23, 2022
Interview Date
Jan 23, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Feb 27, 2022
StarkWayne
Views
2K
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
Second time applying. The first time I think I...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 14, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Jan 21, 2022
Interview Date
Jan 28, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Feb 27, 2022
Jennie.
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
Comments
6
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Jan 20, 2022
Interview Date
Jan 20, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Feb 26, 2022
whoisTGW
Views
779
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
First time applying. As someone who just started pursuing film less than 3 years ago, don't worry about what you THINK they want and how you won't stack up to everyone. Be true to yourself in every part of your application. USC will see that.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 14, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Jan 22, 2022
Interview Date
Jan 25, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Feb 27, 2022
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Dube899
Views
846
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
This was my first time applying, and I...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 13, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Jan 14, 2022
Interview Date
Jan 19, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Feb 27, 2022
ArmanK
Views
707
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Jan 23, 2022
Interview Date
Jan 31, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Feb 27, 2022
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Jinna Dee
Views
1K
Reaction score
3
Comments
1
second time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Jan 22, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Feb 27, 2022

Application Materials attached:
  1. Portfolio
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Short Film
  4. Resume

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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