N/A

Acceptance Rate

$4,128

Avg.Financial Aid

040373

FAFSA Code

About Los Angeles Film School

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,806

Website

www.lafilm.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

ACCSC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Los Angeles Film School (LAFS) is a private for-profit type institution founded in the year 1999, by investor Paul Kessler. The university is located in Los Angeles and it's next to Los Angeles Recording School. The inauguration ceremony was done by Oliver Stone in 1999 and the school begins its path in Hollywood's golden legacy.

The school wants to establish current industry professionals where they can share their knowledge with new filmmakers. The L.A Recording School is the division of the Los Angeles Film School which began in 1985. The school is one of the best film schools in the nation.

Presently, the Los Angeles Film School offers associate and bachelor degrees in multiple disciplines across the entertainment and media industry. The degree comprises of the entertainment business, music production animation, game, film production, and recording arts. The mission of The Los Angeles Film School is to inspire students and to prepare them for career opportunities in the entertainment industry.

With a student population of more than 3806 the school focuses on imparting a curriculum that integrates technical knowledge with artistic creativity and exploration. The student-faculty ratio is 24:1. The programs are designed to deliver hands-on learning by a staff of industry professionals. by a staff of industry professionals.

The instructional facilities at Los Angeles Film School are fantastic and the school has a stadium-style 340 plus seat theater that is equipped to screen 35mm and 16mm film, 4K, high definition, and with a suspended catwalk to give maximum lighting flexibility with multiple production stages where students can learn lighting, cinematography, directing, production design and all other aspects of film production in real-world settings. 

The Los Angeles Film School accreditation was given by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

For more info on Programs and Tuition

Location & Contact

Address

6363 Sunset Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8779523456
Fax: 3234688307
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular school helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a school plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right school. It helps them assess the school's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Los Angeles Film School does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

FALSE

The admission process is not so cumbersome. Different courses require different requirements to be fulfilled. However, the process for admission remains the same. Also, remember, no SAT or ACT is required.

The steps required for the admission process are as given below:

  • Complete your application

  • Financial aid 

  • Complete Enrollment Paperwork

  • Explore Housing Options

  • Registration

  • Attend Orientation

In case of any problem, you are advised to contact the Office of Admissions by calling at 888-688-5277.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$29,884

Average Annual Cost

N/A

The cost to study at the Los Angeles Film School varies for the different types of programs on a yearly basis. However, it also provides various financial assistance to its students to make the course much more cost-effective.

An average net price of $29,884 is required in order to attend the Los Angeles Film School. Net price is basically the actual price that a student of Los Angeles Film School needs to pay annually when various grants and scholarships provided are taken into consideration.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

24:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Continuous

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

75%

Male Professors

25%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Music

211 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

161 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

98 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

77 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

12 Graduates

Graphic Communications

11 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,806

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

57%

Full-time

100%

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

73%

US National: 44%

Female

27%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

9% White

64% Unknown

7% Black

9% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

41%

Out Of State

56%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

The students at LAFS have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into change-makers. Since the campus life of students assumes a fundamental part in their development and improvement, students at LAFS are encouraged to invest their energy in learning and developing themselves. The number of female and male students at the school are 71% and 29%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$25,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$18,000

$37,912

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$187 - 393

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,128

Students Receiving Federal Grants

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,516

Students Receiving State Aid

1%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,910

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,891

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$2,180

$30K - $48K

$1,628

$48K - $75K

$885

$75K - $110K

$632

The university does provide financial assistance to needy students in the form of financial aid. The students need to search for those financial aids for which they are eligible.

The students are required to file the FAFSA form in order to be eligible for the financial aids provided by the university.

Los Angeles Film School federal school code is 040373.

Students are eligible to receive average annual financial assistance of $4,128. Other than this, they can also get average federal assistance amounts to $3,516, average state aid amounts to $3,910, and average institutional aid amounts to $1,891.

The different types of financial aids available for students are:

  • Federal grant

  • Federal loans

  • Alternative loans

  • Scholarships

  • Veterans benefits

In case you need help you can reach the Financial Aid Office, you can contact them at (323) 860-0789 or email at finaid@lafilm.co.  The Financial Aid department of Los Angeles Film School is open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 6 pm.

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