Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a film production degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,750 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

4% above average compared to other degrees

$ 21,663 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

8% above average compared to other degrees

$ 35,935 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

11% above average compared to other degrees

What do film production graduates earn?

Film production students make an average of $59,297 per year after graduation. This is 11% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 59,297 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 30% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees


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