Billerica, MA (population: 40,949) has twenty-four film schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Dartmouth College, the highest ranked school in this group with a film program, has a total student population of 5,987. It is the 14th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about film programs in Billerica, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of film professors at Dartmouth College such as Jim Brown, Mary Desjardins, and Mark Williams.
Film students from Billerica 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.
Of the 24 film schools with a 100-mile radius of Billerica, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr) for film students, with Rhode Island College as the lowest, reported at only $7,178/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Billerica|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||11.5 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||16.4 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||41.0 miles|