Columbia has a general population of 84,531 and an overall student population of 48,122. Approximately 1,231 of Columbia's students are enrolled in schools that offer film programs.
Of the 1 film schools in Columbia, the largest film school, by student population, is Stephens College. In 2010, Stephens College graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in film.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a film degree from one of Columbia's film schools. In 2009 tuition at film schools in Columbia was $24,150 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for film related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many film graduates choose to work as film professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 560 film professionals in Missouri. Of these film professionals, 30 were working in the greater Columbia area. Columbia's film professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for film professionals.
As a film professional in Columbia, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,490 per year. This is the same as the average salary for film professionals in the state.
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