Los Angeles Film School Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7779 of 14,131 In the World
#2078 of 2,597 In North America
#1985 of 2,496 In the United States
#177 of 249 In California
#19 of 31 In Los Angeles

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$33,452 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Los Angeles Film School Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Los Angeles Film School has an acceptance rate of 100% and is among the 23% of the easiest universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

4,097 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Los Angeles Film School has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

Race or Ethnicity unknown 2926 (52%)
Black or African American 1005 (18%)
White 794 (14%)
Hispanic 482 (9%)
Two or more races 224 (4%)
Asian 120 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 27 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Los Angeles Film School is $33,452 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $33,426
$30-48K $33,819
$48-75K $34,968
$75-110K $39,050
$110K+ $39,200

Los Angeles Film School majors

Los Angeles Film School has granted 557 bachelor's degrees across 6 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Los Angeles Film School.

Major Associate Bachelor
Music Technology 411
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 77 100
Music Theory and Composition 72 95
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General 132
Film & Video and Photographic Arts, Other 111
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 67
Graphic Design 52
Grand Total 560 557

Los Angeles Film School has a graduation rate of 46%, which is among the 35% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 46% 46% 47%
  • Full-time retention rate - 56%

Notable alumni

  1. Brandon Trost

    Brandon Trost
    Born in
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    1981-.. (age 43)
    cinematographerdirectorfilm directorscreenwriteractor

    Brandon Scott Trost is an American cinematographer, screenwriter, and film director whose credits include writing and directing The FP (2011) with his brother Jason, as well as being the cinematographer of several films, including Crank: High Voltage, Halloween II, MacGruber, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance and That's My Boy. Trost is also a frequent collaborator with Seth Rogen, including the films This Is the End, Neighbors, The Interview, The Night Before and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. Trost's first film as a solo director, An American Pickle, was released in 2020.

  2. Xavier Lamar Truesdell

    Xavier Lamar Truesdell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1985-.. (age 39)

    Xavier Lamar Truesdell also known as XL is an American actor, model, singer, songwriter, and producer. Truesdell made his debut on the pilot episode of the television drama series Las Vegas (2003). In 2008, he was the lead model in a national campaign for Toyota that was on national billboards and also featured in Ebony, Vibe, and Jet magazines. Truesdell has appeared on MTV reality shows Parental Control, Punk'd and the game show Identity. He also appeared in the films Miss Congeniality 2 (2005) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013).

General info

Alternative names LA Film School
Total FTE staff 555
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant

Location and contacts

Address 6363 Sunset Blvd
Hollywood, California, 90028-7318
United States
City population 3,899,000
Phone 8886885277