UC Santa Barbara Department of Film and Media Studies Reviews & Admissions Statistics

A renowned film theory program with a minor emphasis in production.
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Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
  2. Ph.D. Program
  1. Communication
  2. Film Studies
Tuition Range
$30k to $40k
Graduate Deadlines
December 1

Film School details

  1. Unknown
Application Fee
SAT or ACT Required?
  1. No
Portfolio Required?
  1. No
Minimum GPA
  1. 3.0
Letters of Rec Required
  1. None (Undergrad Only)
  2. 3 (Graduate)

The UCSB Department of Film and Media Studies offers one of the longest standing and most successful undergraduate critical studies majors in the country. Founded as a small interdisciplinary program in 1973, Film and Media Studies now enrolls roughly 500 undergraduate majors in a multi-faceted humanities curriculum with broad coverage of the history and theory of film and media practices around the world. The research of our distinguished faculty has helped to define the fields of film studies, television studies, and cultural and media studies, and is at the forefront of new work on digital and emerging media.

Undergraduate Application Requirements

Graduate Application Requirements

  • $120 application fee
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

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