47 Best Film schools in the United States

Below is the list of best universities in the United States ranked based on their research performance in Cinematography. A graph of 62.4K citations received by 5.01K academic papers made by 47 universities in the United States was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

For Cinematography

#1 in the United States
#1 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$37,739

For Cinematography

#2 in the United States
#2 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
67%

For Cinematography

#3 in the United States
#3 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
61%

For Cinematography

#4 in the United States
#4 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$21,828

For Cinematography

#5 in the United States
#6 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1540
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$20,465

For Cinematography

#6 in the United States
#9 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
57%

For Cinematography

#7 in the United States
#13 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
63%

For Cinematography

#8 in the United States
#14 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
65%

For Cinematography

#9 in the United States
#15 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$30,618

For Cinematography

#10 in the United States
#17 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1445
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$37,521

For Cinematography

#11 in the United States
#18 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Average SAT
1340
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
64%

For Cinematography

#12 in the United States
#19 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,771

For Cinematography

#13 in the United States
#20 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,030

For Cinematography

#14 in the United States
#21 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average SAT
1390
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
61%

For Cinematography

#15 in the United States
#22 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1535
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$34,719

For Cinematography

#16 in the United States
#25 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Average SAT
1370
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
63%

For Cinematography

#17 in the United States
#28 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1480
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,921

For Cinematography

#18 in the United States
#33 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
63%

For Cinematography

#19 in the United States
#34 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$16,779

For Cinematography

#20 in the United States
#36 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
63%

For Cinematography

#21 in the United States
#55 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1500
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$23,869

For Cinematography

#22 in the United States
#60 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
84%

For Cinematography

#23 in the United States
#64 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
96%

For Cinematography

#24 in the United States
#70 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$38,829

For Cinematography

#25 in the United States
#72 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Average SAT
1290
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
66%

For Cinematography

#26 in the United States
#73 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1445
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$25,942

For Cinematography

#27 in the United States
#74 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1525
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,386

For Cinematography

#28 in the United States
#77 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$26,196

For Cinematography

#29 in the United States
#78 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
91%

For Cinematography

#30 in the United States
#80 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
79%

For Cinematography

#31 in the United States
#85 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
65%

For Cinematography

#32 in the United States
#89 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,073

For Cinematography

#33 in the United States
#90 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
96%

For Cinematography

#34 in the United States
#91 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
69%

For Cinematography

#35 in the United States
#92 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,218

For Cinematography

#36 in the United States
#93 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
94%

For Cinematography

#37 in the United States
#94 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$32,939

For Cinematography

#38 in the United States
#95 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
66%

For Cinematography

#39 in the United States
#96 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1370
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
81%

For Cinematography

#40 in the United States
#101 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,712

For Cinematography

#41 in the United States
#106 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
92%

For Cinematography

#42 in the United States
#108 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
74%

For Cinematography

#43 in the United States
#123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
70%

For Cinematography

#44 in the United States
#124 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1290
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
70%

For Cinematography

#45 in the United States
#128 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1275
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
76%

For Cinematography

#46 in the United States
#129 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
94%

For Cinematography

#47 in the United States
#130 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1350
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
77%

The best cities to study Cinematography in the United States based on the number of universities and their ranks are New York, Austin, Los Angeles, and Cambridge.