Irvine has a general population of 143,072 and an overall student population of 49,470. Approximately 27,142 of Irvine's students are enrolled in schools that offer film programs.
The largest film school in Irvine, by student population, is University of California-Irvine. Approximately 94 students graduated in 2010 from University of California-Irvine with credentials in film.
In 2010, 94 students graduated with a film degree from one of Irvine's film schools. Tuition in 2009 at Irvine's film schools was $24,828 per year for instate students and $47,497 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,645 for film related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Irvine-based film schools, you will have an added expense of $10,655 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,213.
If you plan on staying in Irvine after graduating from film school, you should know that job prospects for film professionals in Irvine, which is the most popular film profession, are average. In 2010, there were 12,300 film professionals in California. Of these film professionals, 420 were working in the greater Irvine area. Irvine's film professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for film professionals.
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