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United States

Film Schools with BA, BFA, and BS film programs in the United States

  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. American University - School of Communication (B.A.)

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $20k to $30k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    Early Decision: November 10
    Early Decision 2: January 10
    Regular Decision: January 10
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Boston College - Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $50k to $60k
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    Early Action: November 1
    Regular Decision: January 1
    Spring Freshman: November 1
  10. 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
  11. Fitchburg State University

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) - Program in Film and Video (B.F.A.)

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $40k to $50k
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    SAT Required?:
    No
    Application Deadline:
    Preferred Deadline - December 1
    Regular Deadline - January 5
  16. Cal State Northridge (CSUN) - Department of Cinema of Television Arts

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    October 1 - November 30
  17. Cal State LA (CSULA) - Department of Television, Film & Media

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    Under $5k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
  18. Buffalo State (SUNY) - Television and Film Arts

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    Rolling Admission (No deadline)
  19. Boston University - College of Communication (B.A. & B.S.)

    Degrees Offered:
    Concentrations:
    Tuition Range:
    $40k to $50k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    November 1: Early Decision
    January 3: Regular Decision
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