With an overall population of 106,632 and a student population of 5,807, approximately 2,517 of Allentown students attend one of Allentown's schools that offer film programs.
Muhlenberg College is the largest film school in Allentown, based on student population. In 2010, Muhlenberg College graduated approximately 10 students from its film program.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in film in Allentown in 2010. If you decide to attend a film school in Allentown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $36,990.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for film related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,440 per year, on average, for room and board at Allentown-based film schools. Students who live at home 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 Allentown, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 700 film professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these film professionals, 40 were working in the greater Allentown area. The number of film professionals in Allentown is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for film professionals.
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