If you are interested in pursuing film, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 film schools in Jacksonville, Florida. Jacksonville has a general population of 735,617 and an overall student population of 56,975. Approximately 32,431 of Jacksonville's students are enrolled in schools that offer film programs.
Florida State College at Jacksonville is the largest film school in Jacksonville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Film program at Florida State College at Jacksonville.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a film degree from one of Jacksonville's film schools. If you decide to attend a film school in Jacksonville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,926.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $850 for film related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,710 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,838.
If you plan on staying in Jacksonville after graduating from film school, you should know that job prospects for film professionals in Jacksonville, which is the most popular film profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,480 film professionals in Florida, 110 were working in the greater Jacksonville area. Jacksonville's film professional workforce is projected to decrease by -2% 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 Jacksonville is $26,940 per year, which is lower than the average for film professionals state-wide.
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