New Jersey contains four schools that offer film programs. Montclair State University, the highest-ranking film school in NJ, has a total student population of 18,171 and is the 247th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 film schools in New Jersey, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham comes out as the most expensive ($26,891/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Film students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 820 employed actors earning an average yearly salary of $"*". Producers and directors in this state earn $67,650/yr and there are 1,310 employed.
Also, within the film schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from film, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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