Columbia has a total population of 116,278 and a student population of 36,645. Of these students, 28,482 are enrolled in schools that offer video production programs.
University of South Carolina-Columbia is the largest video production school in Columbia, based on student population. Approximately 83 students graduated in 2010 from University of South Carolina-Columbia with credentials in video production.
In 2010, 94 students graduated with a video production degree from one of Columbia's video production schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,490 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Columbia video production schools was an average of $36,066 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $936 for video production related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,872 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,162.
If you plan on staying in Columbia after graduating from video production school, you should know that job prospects for video producers in Columbia, which is the most popular video production profession, are not very good. Columbia's video producer workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for video producers.