Moorhead has a total population of 32,177 and a student population of 10,639. Of these students, 7,510 are enrolled in schools that offer film programs.
Moorhead's largest film school is Minnesota State University-Moorhead. In 2010, approximately 25 students graduated from the Film program at Minnesota State University-Moorhead.
A reported 25 students graduated with credentials in film in Moorhead in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,598 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for film related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,242 per year, on average, for room and board at Moorhead-based film schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,958.
Many film graduates choose to work as film professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Moorhead, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 film professionals in Minnesota were working in the greater Moorhead area. The government projects that the number of film professionals in Moorhead will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for film professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a film professional in Moorhead is $18,550 per year, which is the same as the average for film professionals state-wide.