San Francisco Film School

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2022 Average Net Price
$28,896
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
15.6%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
105
93.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
32%
16 Graduates

About

San Francisco Film School is a higher education institution located in San Francisco County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at San Francisco Film School were Cinematography & Film Production (18 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 36 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at San Francisco Film School. 16.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 83.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (24 degrees), 6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (4 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,896.

In 2022, 8% of undergraduate students attending San Francisco Film School received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 10% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$28,896
2022 Value
6.77%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 San Francisco Film School had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,896. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of San Francisco Film School grew by 6.77%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

8%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
10%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

8% of undergraduate students at San Francisco Film School received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 71.4% with respect to 2021, when 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at San Francisco Film School (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
15.6%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at San Francisco Film School was 15.6%, which represents 5 out of the 32 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

San Francisco Film School had a total enrollment of 105 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at San Francisco Film School is 98 students and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at San Francisco Film School are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at San Francisco Film School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.8% White, 38.1% Black or African American, 10.5% Asian, and 7.62% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at San Francisco Film School in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (35.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (24.5%) and Black or African American Female (15.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at San Francisco Film School in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 105 students. The full-time enrollment at San Francisco Film School is 98 and the part-time enrollment is 7.

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Retention Rate over Time

38%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at San Francisco Film School was 38%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), San Francisco Film School had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    46 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    40 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    11 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at San Francisco Film School is 43.8% White, 38.1% Black or African American, 10.5% Asian, and 7.62% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 24 fewer women than men received degrees from San Francisco Film School. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at San Francisco Film School is white (24 degrees awarded). There were 6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (4 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at San Francisco Film School is Cinematography & Film Production (18 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at San Francisco Film School, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (36 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at San Francisco Film School are Graphic designers (92,580 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (79,338 people), Other managers (75,955 people), Other designers (56,534 people), and Postsecondary teachers (55,898 people).

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Film School in 2022 are Visual & Performing Arts (36 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at San Francisco Film School are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Film School are Visual & Performing Arts (36 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at San Francisco Film School are Elementary & secondary schools (175,537 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (120,978 people), Computer Systems Design (72,111 people), Specialized design services (58,214 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (47,269 people).

The most specialized majors at San Francisco Film School are Visual & Performing Arts (36 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by San Francisco Film School.
Most Common (2022)
18 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at San Francisco Film School was Cinematography & Film Production with 18 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

30
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
6
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at San Francisco Film School, which is 5 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (6).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 30 degrees were awarded to men at San Francisco Film School in Cinematography & Film Production, which is 5 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 6 degrees were awarded to men at San Francisco Film School in Cinematography & Film Production, which is 0.2 times less than the 30 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 63% of students graduating from San Francisco Film School completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at San Francisco Film School is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    24 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    4 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at San Francisco Film School is white (24 degrees awarded). There were 6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (4 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    18 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at San Francisco Film School is white male (18 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (6 degrees).

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Operations

San Francisco Film School employs 13 Instructors. Most academics at San Francisco Film School are Male Instructor (8), and Female Instructor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Francisco Film School are: Management, with 4 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 4 employees, and Sales and related with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$527k
2022 Salaries
70.6%
growth from 2021

In 2022, San Francisco Film School paid a median of $527k in salaries, a 70.6% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$668k
Instructional Salaries
13
Number of Employees

In 2022, San Francisco Film School paid a total of $668k to 13 employees working as instructors, which represents 127% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
4 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at San Francisco Film School was Instructor with 13 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Francisco Film School were Management with 4 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees, and Sales and related with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at San Francisco Film School was Male Instructor with 8 employees, and Female Instructor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at San Francisco Film School.

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