Rochester has a total population of 10,467 and a student population of 19,810. Of these students, 18,918 are enrolled in schools that offer film programs.
Of the 1 film schools in Rochester, the largest film school, by student population, is Oakland University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Film program at Oakland University.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a film degree from one of Rochester's film schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Rochester film schools was an average of $30,977 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,107 for film related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,350 per year, on average, for room and board at Rochester-based film schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,390.
After graduating with your credentials in film, if you decide to work as a film professional in Rochester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 900 film professionals in Michigan, 110 were working in the greater Rochester area. Rochester's film professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for film professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a film professional in Rochester is $47,900 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for film professionals.
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