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Undergraduate Film Schools

Film Schools with BA, BFA, and BS film programs

  1. University of North Carolina - School of the Arts

    In your first two years at UNCSA, you will direct and shoot as many as six digital films as you take hands-on courses in every facet of modern film
    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
  2. University of Nevada, Las Vegas

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    GRE Required?:
    No
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    Film Copyright:
    Student
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
  3. Colorado Film School

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    Under $5k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    No
    Application Deadline:
    Priority: February 15
    Regular: July 1
  4. Columbia College Hollywood

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    No
    Application Deadline:
    March 3 - Priority Decision Deadline
    July 7 - Regular Decision Deadline
  5. Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) - Film and Electronic Arts

    We offer an affordable and highly valued Bachelor of Arts in Film and Electronic Arts.
    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    February 15
  6. Savannah College of Art and Design

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $30k to $40k
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
  7. Boston University - College of Communication (B.A. & B.S.)

    Film & Television at the BU College of Communication (COM) is committed to teaching students how to tell stories over multiple platforms such as...
    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $40k to $50k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    November 1: Early Decision
    January 2: Regular Decision
  8. Boston College - Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

    The Film Studies Program at Boston College has arisen out of a need and desire to assist students in developing critical and technical skills in...
    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $50k to $60k
    Tuition:
    $56,001
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    Early Action: November 1
    Regular Decision: January 1
    Spring Freshman: November 1
    Acceptance Rate:
    28%
  9. Academy of Art University (BFA)

    Enter our School of Motion Pictures & Television and focus your talents on directing, editing, cinematography, screenwriting, production design, or...
    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $20k to $30k
    Tuition:
    Varies
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    No
    Application Deadline:
    Rolling Deadline
  10. Sheridan College

    Sheridan’s program combines hands-on, real-world experience backed by theoretical learning in all aspects of the industry.
    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    February 19
  11. Ryerson University

    Lights! Camera! Action! If you choose the world-class Ryerson film program you will learn technical and storytelling skills that will lead you to...
    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    February 1
  12. University of California at Santa Barbara, Film & Media Studies

    A renowned film theory program with a minor emphasis in production.
    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $30k to $40k
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
  13. University of the Arts

    Located in the heart of Philadelphia, students write & direct over a 4 year program with hands-on courses teaching modern film production. Emphasis
    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $40k to $50k
    GRE Required?:
    No
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    Film Copyright:
    Student
  14. Confederation College

    Confederation College’s Film Production two-year diploma program provides a comprehensive overview of virtually every aspect of film production
    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    GRE Required?:
    No
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    Film Copyright:
    Student
    SAT Required?:
    No
  15. Florida State University - College of Motion Picture Arts

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $20k to $30k
    GRE Required?:
    No
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    Film Copyright:
    School
    Application Deadline:
    October 19th
  16. Fitchburg State University

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
  17. Emerson College

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $40k to $50k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    Film Copyright:
    Student
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    November 1 - Early Action
    January 15 - Regular Decision
  18. DePaul University - School of Cinematic Arts

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $30k to $40k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    No
    Application Deadline:
    November 15 - Early Action
    February 1 - Regular Decision
  19. Chapman University - Dodge College of Film and Media Arts (B.A. & B.F.A.)

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $20k to $30k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    Film Copyright:
    Student
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    November 1 Early Action
    January 15 Regular Decision
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