Film Schools In New York

In New York, there are 34 accredited schools where film classes faculty can find employment. The trends in New York's film academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in film includes film training at the following levels:

  • Film Certificate
  • Associates degree in Film
  • Bachelors degree in Film
  • Masters degree in Film
  • PhD degree in Film


Schools

  1. Barnard College

    3009 Broadway, New York, New York 10027-6598

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  2. Columbia University in the City of New York

    West 116 St and Broadway, New York, New York 10027

    4 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Cornell University

    Ithaca, New York 14853

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. CUNY Brooklyn College

    2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11210

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  5. CUNY College of Staten Island

    2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, New York 10314

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  6. CUNY City College

    160 Convent Ave, New York, New York 10031

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  7. CUNY Graduate School and University Center

    365 Fifth Ave, New York, New York 10016

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  8. CUNY Hunter College

    695 Park Ave, New York, New York 10065

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  9. CUNY Queens College

    65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, New York 11367

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  10. Five Towns College

    305 North Service Road, Dix Hills, New York 11746-5871

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  11. Herkimer County Community College

    100 Reservoir Rd, Herkimer, New York 13350-1598

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  12. Ithaca College

    953 Danby Rd, Ithaca, New York 14850-7002

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  13. Long Island University-C W Post Campus

    720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, New York 11548-1300

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  14. Mercy College

    555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, New York 10522

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  15. Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch

    1101 Sherman Dr, Utica, New York 13501-5394

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  16. Nassau Community College

    One Education Dr, Garden City, New York 11530-6793

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  17. New York University

    70 Washington Sq South, New York, New York 10012-1091

    33 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Onondaga Community College

    4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, New York 13215-4585

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  19. Pace University-New York

    1 Pace Plaza, New York, New York 10038-1598

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  20. Pratt Institute-Main

    200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11205

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  21. Rochester Institute of Technology

    1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, New York 14623-5603

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  22. University of Rochester

    203 Wallis Hall, Rochester, New York 14627-0011

    35 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Rockland Community College

    145 College Rd, Suffern, New York 10901

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  24. St. John's University-New York

    8000 Utopia Pky, Queens, New York 11439

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  25. SUNY at Binghamton

    Vestal Pky E, Binghamton, New York 13902-6000

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. University at Buffalo

    3435 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14214

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. SUNY College at Brockport

    350 New Campus Dr, Brockport, New York 14420-2919

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  28. SUNY at Purchase College

    735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, New York 10577-1400

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  29. Syracuse University

    Syracuse, New York 13244-5040

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. Vassar College

    124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, New York 12604

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  31. Villa Maria College

    240 Pine Ridge Rd, Buffalo, New York 14225-3999

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  32. School of Visual Arts

    209 E 23rd St, New York, New York 10010

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  33. The Art Institute of New York City

    11-17 Beach Street, New York, New York 10013

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  34. Suffolk County Community College

    533 College Rd, Selden, New York 11784-2899

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Film Employment

New York 10,230
National 82,430

Of all of the film professionals in the country, nearly 25% are in the state of New York.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In New York

3,960 3,710 8,890 10,480 10,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New York, film is a growing field. There were 6,270 more film professionals working in New York in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 158% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of film professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of film professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Film VS. All Professions salaries in New York

$31,417 $33,590 $34,808 $34,698 $36,442
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to film professionals are growing in New York. The mean salary for film professionals in 2006 was $31,417 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $36,442 per year.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in New York

10th percentile
$19,060
25th percentile
$26,045
50th percentile
$34,732
75th percentile
$45,840
90th percentile
$55,205

This represents a 14% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 190% pay differential between the highest paid film professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of film in New York.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in New York

Art
$70,104
Computer Animation
$66,340
Design
$67,914
Film
$36,442

In New York, film professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Film programs available for each degree type for all schools in New York

associate
9
bachelor
28
master
6
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total46

The number of students graduating from the 34 accredited film schools in New York is increasing. In 2006, 1,131 students graduated from film courses in New York. And in 2010, 1,225 students graduated.

This represents a 8% increase in the number of film degree or certificate school graduates in New York state. 61% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in New York

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