Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has two film schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a film program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio. To learn more about film programs in Columbus, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of film professors at Ohio State University such as Elizabeth Angerman, and Robert Preissle.
Film students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 280 employed actors earning an average salary of $*. Producers and directors in this area earn $59,750/yr and there are 260 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.284 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by producers and directors, and 0.306/1000 are held by actors.
Of the 2 film schools in Columbus, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Columbus College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($22,225/yr) for film students, with Ohio State University-Main Campus as the lowest, reported at only $16,868/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|