Locations: Los Angeles, CA
Degrees: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorates
Programs: Film/Television Production, Screenwriting, Interactive Media, Animation, Law, Medicine, Music, and many others
Tuition Range: 40,000+ per Year
With an enrollment of over 37,000 students, the University of Southern California offers a wide range of programs both at its main campus in the heart of Los Angeles and in several satellite campuses spread throughout southern California. Fields of study are many, including Law, Medicine, Architecture, Music, Theatre, Fine Arts and many others. Of particular note is USC’s world-renowned School of Cinematic Arts, which offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Film & Television Production, Screenwriting, Interactive Media, Animation, Media Arts and others. The school also offers two Ph.D. degrees, in Media Arts and Critical Studies. In addition to its film school, USC offers related media programs such as Journalism (Communications) and Scoring for Film and Television (in its Music school). Among its many famous alumni now successful in the entertainment business are directors Ron Howard and Robert Zemeckis.
USC’s School of Cinematic Arts offers a traditional college approach to education; expect to spend a minimum of four years earning a bachelor’s degree. Current tuition rates are near the top end of the spectrum, estimated at over $40,000 per year, not including fees and room/board.
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