Rhode Island contains two schools that offer film programs. Rhode Island School of Design, the highest-ranking film school in RI, has a total student population of 2,360 and is the 85th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 film schools in Rhode Island, none 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), with Rhode Island College as the lowest recorded at only $7,178/yr.
Film students from Rhode Island 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.
Also, within the film schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from film, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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