Columbia College

Address and Contact Details
Columbia College
The Film & Video Department
1104 S. Wabash Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60605
United States
Tel. +1 312.344.6700
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Courses Offered
Under Graduate Degree (Bachelors), Graduate Degree (Masters)

Formats Used
MiniDV, Pro DV (DVCAM/DVCPRO), 16mm, 35mm

Editing Systems
Avid Xpress/DV, Avid (High End), Media 100, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, ProTools

Specialist Programs Available
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Average tuition fees for local students
16,000 - 20,000 (in local currency)

Average tuition fees for out of state/international students
16,000 - 20,000 (in local currency)

Average age of equipment
2 - 5 years

Are foreign students accepted?
Yes

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Scott Mohrman, Former Student, 8-Mar-2011
First I'd like to say that what one would get out of film school is directly related to the effort you put into it. Film school may n... read more...
matt d, Current Student, 9-Aug-2007
depends on your major/concentration. If you want to be a DP - you can change my rating to 5 stars. If you want to be a director - stay awa... read more...
Patrick, Former Student, 20-Jan-2007
My one year here was the worst year of my life. The majority of the teachers are part time and had little interest in teaching the craft of... read more...
Dave, Current Student, 22-Apr-2006
I feel that Columbia definately has its pros and cons, and like with any school you attend, you have to see if it will fit for you. I perso... read more...
MiMi Hall, Current Student, 23-May-2005
I would have to agree with Patrick's comments. Columbia wastes 2 years of your life hand splicing and filming on cameras from the 1930&#... read more...
Dessie A, Former Student, 5-Jan-2004
I have not studied film anywhere else, but our school had the perfect mix of students and teachers from all walks of life- the people who ar... read more...
Paul, Current Student, 26-May-2003
This school is like any other school in the fact that at every school there are great teachers and crummy teachers. I have had both, but I c... read more...

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