Alabama contains three schools that offer film programs. Birmingham Southern College, the highest-ranking film school in AL, has a total student population of 1,549 and is the 215th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 film schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Birmingham Southern College comes out as the most expensive ($20,214/yr), with John C Calhoun State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,310/yr.
Film students from Alabama schools who go on to become filmmakers, producers, directors, film directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,780 people working as producers and directors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $86,870. Also, Actors make on average $0 per year and there are about 39,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 240 employed actors earning an average yearly salary of $"*". Producers and directors in this state earn $55,120/yr and there are 610 employed.
Also, within the film schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from film, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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