Input needed Revamping the Film School Review Database

Chris W

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As you may have noticed I'm in the process of revamping the film school review database. The categories have already been consolidated. Soon I'll be merging the different pages for each program into one page. BUT... before then I'm revamping the information shown. The first program I've updated to the new style is below:

ArtCenter College of Design

ArtCenter College of Design

Cultivate tools and techniques to thrive as a director, editor, or cinematographer.

You can see that I've added the following datafields:
  • Undergraduate Deadlines
  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Camera Equipment
  • Software Used
  • Filmmaking Facilities
  • Undergraduate Application Requirements
  • Graduate Application Requirements
  • GRE Required
  • SAT or ACT Required
  • Letters of Rec Required
  • Tuition Details
  • Helpful Links
  • Scholarship Opportunities
I've also added to the database the following fields but have not been able to find the information from Art Center just yet...
  • Undergraduate Student Body
  • Graduate Student Body
  • Undergraduate Class Size
  • Graduate Class Size
  • Student Films Copyright Held By
  • Minimum GPA
  • Number of Applicants
  • Notification of Decision
Are there any data fields that you would like to see included with each film school? All data is sortable and filterable.
 
Think the review summary of each school is helpful.

Please separate MFA and BS/BA/BFA as these are different groups (and harder to search), Perhaps a required field to select with level undergrad or grad for any entry, applications, comments, etc. Would be really helpful.

Love the fields you have added. Like having one place to go to for summary.
Do you have the ability to create a table to enter in and we could select a few and compare in one spot?

Would be good to add acceptance rate for overall school and film programs, majors, minors, can you double major or have minors with film major, as well as admit film cohort size, retention rate, grad rate, median salary, internship required or not, assistance with internship placement, unique resources or programs, details on resources such as; number of edit suites, sound stages, color correction suites, foley sound, Production office, screening rooms, festival office, props, costumes, actors, casting services, career services specific for film, funding for projects/grants, training on business, fundraising, class sizes, vs ratios are different so perhaps post both, etc, study abroad, LA/NYC option, IP ownership, senior capstone/project/thesis? Avg Number of films made by students in a year or quarter/semester (shorts and feature)
Include date for when the summary data was updated/collected too as things shift year to year.

If folks had data to add to these reviews how would they provide it for you to update school review?
 
Thank you for your suggestions.

Please separate MFA and BS/BA/BFA as these are different groups (and harder to search), Perhaps a required field to select with level undergrad or grad for any entry, applications, comments, etc. Would be really helpful.
You can filter by program to select the BFA programs only.

Would be good to add acceptance rate for overall school
I'm in the process of merging the data so it's all accessible on one page. USC's has this and you can filter by program.

 
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