Washington contains five schools that offer film programs. Eastern Washington University, the highest-ranking film school in WA, has a total student population of 11,300 and is the 421st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 film schools in Washington, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Seattle comes out as the most expensive ($28,174/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Film students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 630 employed actors earning an average yearly salary of $"*". Producers and directors in this state earn $62,220/yr and there are 1,320 employed.
Also, within the film schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from film, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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