Add another voice to the chorus singing the praises of the USC School of Cinematic Arts: USA Today reports that USC’s is the top film school in the nation. And it’s a program that pays off — literally.
Top U.S. Film Schools
2. New York University
4. Chapman University
5. Loyola Marymount University
Source: USA Today
USC’s cinematic arts graduates earn an average starting salary of $48,000 and reach mid-career salaries of $72,000, according to rankings compiled by College Factual.
The study praises USC’s “strong reputation for providing a top education, especially in film and television production.” The report also cites the university’s proximity to Hollywood as a big asset in helping graduates land jobs in the film industry.
The USA Today report is the latest in a string of accolades for USC’s cinematic arts program. In July, The Hollywood Reporter also named USC’s program as best in the country.