Seattle Film Institute: Ranking & Review

United States

Seattle Film Institute Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)1137241

5 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

5 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Seattle Film Institute 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.

Seattle Film Institute Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Seattle Film Institute does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$30,240$30,240
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$420$420
Tuition for Full-time graduates$33,000$33,000
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$600$600

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts1271736
Grand Total1271736

A total of 19 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Seattle Film Institute.

At the master's level 17 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate70%75%50%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementMISSION AND SUPPORTING OBJECTIVES The Mission of the Seattle Film Institute is to serve students, employers, and the community through education for filmmaking careers by providing students with the knowledge, skills, tools, and hands-on experience that are needed: • To pursue a professional career • To follow their own creative path • To furnish a foundation in filmmaking for individual and collaborative work in the visual realm and the world of media. The Supporting Objectives of the Seattle Film Institute: To Serve the Student: • By providing education focused on both technical and conceptual skills. • By providing faculty with field-specific and professional experience. • By providing a career-oriented curriculum that develops a culture of collaboration. • By providing assistance with the transition to employment in their chosen career fields. To Serve the Employer: • By providing graduates who have the skills necessary to establish careers and perform the tasks required in the workplace and understand the professional and career responsibilities of their chosen field. To Serve the Community: • By providing access to educational choices in areas that are underserved or unavailable in the community. • By providing the community access to the educational resources of Seattle Film Institute through continuing education classes and workshops and access to the facility and its resources
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff17
Instructional FTE10
Sector of institutionPrivate for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)

Location and Contacts

Address3210 16th Avenue W
Seattle, Washington, 98119-1707
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population745,000