Denver, CO (population: 609,651) has one film school within its city limits. The Art Institute of Colorado has a total student population of 2,320. It is the 2999th highest ranked school in the USA and the 40th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College). To learn more about film programs in Denver, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of film professors at The Art Institute of Colorado such as Todd Debreceni, Don Dexter, Sheree Goecke, Basil Iskandrian, Jenna Oliver, and Frank Varney.
Film students from Denver 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 Denver-Aurora area alone, there are 160 employed actors earning an average salary of $*. Producers and directors in this area earn $67,180/yr and there are 1,140 employed.
Denver lies in Denver county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Denver-Aurora area has 1,218,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,560 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Denver are held by producers and directors, and 0/1000 are held by actors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Colorado ends up costing a student $38,252/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Denver|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||6.9 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||11.4 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||16.1 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||16.2 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||27.0 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||55.7 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||63.2 miles|