New York City, NY (population: 8,459,026) has eight film schools within its city limits. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest ranked school in the city with a film program, has a total student population of 24,230. It is the 4th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New York. To learn more about film programs in New York City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of film professors at Columbia University in the City of New York such as Andy Bienen, Richard Brick, Ira Deutchman, Bette Gordin, Annette Insdorf, and Jamal Joseph.
Film students from New York City 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 8 film schools in New York City, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr) for film students, with CUNY City College as the lowest, reported at only $6,897/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New York City|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||5.2 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||5.6 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||6.6 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||6.9 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||7.2 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||9.5 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||9.5 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||10.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||12.5 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||16.5 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||17.6 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||17.7 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||18.7 miles|