Film Schools in The Northeast - 2017 Ranking

In 2017, we have evaluated film 121 schools offering majors in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. team ranks New York University (New York City, NY), Temple University (Philadelphia, PA), and Emerson College (Boston, MA) the best three film colleges in the Northeast.

See the Top 50 Film schools in the Northeast below or narrow your search by program, state, or city in the Northeast.

Top 50 film schools in the Northeast:

New York University - Film School Ranking
1. New York University

New York City, NY, 7 film programs

Temple University - Film School Ranking
2. Temple University

Philadelphia, PA, 5 film programs

Emerson College - Film School Ranking
3. Emerson College

Boston, MA, 3 film programs

Ithaca College - Film School Ranking
4. Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY, 8 film programs

Columbia University in The City of New York - Film School Ranking
5. Columbia University in the City of New York

New York City, NY, 2 film programs

CUNY Hunter College - Film School Ranking
6. CUNY Hunter College

New York City, NY, 4 film programs

Syracuse University - Film School Ranking
7. Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY, 4 film programs

Yale University - Film School Ranking
8. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 6 film programs

School of Visual Arts - Film School Ranking
9. School of Visual Arts

New York City, NY, 3 film programs

Boston University - Film School Ranking
10. Boston University

Boston, MA, 5 film programs

Wesleyan University - Film School Ranking
11. Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT, 3 film programs

Massachusetts College of Art and Design - Film School Ranking
University at Buffalo - Film School Ranking
13. University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY, 3 film programs

CUNY Brooklyn College - Film School Ranking
14. CUNY Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY, 2 film programs

The New School - Film School Ranking
15. The New School

New York City, NY, 4 film programs

University of Pittsburgh - Film School Ranking
16. University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, 4 film programs

The Juilliard School - Film School Ranking
17. The Juilliard School

New York City, NY, 4 film programs

CUNY City College - Film School Ranking
18. CUNY City College

New York City, NY, 2 film programs

Brandeis University - Film School Ranking
19. Brandeis University

Waltham, MA, 3 film programs

University of Pennsylvania - Film School Ranking
20. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA, 2 film programs

SUNY at Binghamton - Film School Ranking
21. SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, NY, 2 film programs

Vassar College - Film School Ranking
22. Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY, 2 film programs

Middlebury College - Film School Ranking
23. Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT, 2 film programs

Brown University - Film School Ranking
24. Brown University

Providence, RI, 2 film programs

Dartmouth College - Film School Ranking
25. Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH, 2 film programs

University of Rochester - Film School Ranking
26. University of Rochester

Rochester, NY, 2 film programs

Northeastern University - Film School Ranking
27. Northeastern University

Boston, MA, 1 film program

CUNY Queens College - Film School Ranking
28. CUNY Queens College

Queens, NY, 2 film programs

Rochester Institute of Technology - Film School Ranking
29. Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY, 2 film programs

Pennsylvania State University - Film School Ranking
30. Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA, 2 film programs

Drexel University - Film School Ranking
31. Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA, 2 film programs

University of Rhode Island - Film School Ranking
32. University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI, 2 film programs

Rhode Island School of Design - Film School Ranking
33. Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, RI, 1 film program

Montclair State University - Film School Ranking
34. Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ, 1 film program

Pace University New York - Film School Ranking
35. Pace University New York

New York City, NY, 2 film programs

College of Staten Island CUNY - Film School Ranking
36. College of Staten Island CUNY

Staten Island, NY, 2 film programs

Fairfield University - Film School Ranking
37. Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT, 2 film programs

LIU Post - Film School Ranking
38. LIU Post

Brookville, NY, 2 film programs

Carnegie Mellon University - Film School Ranking
39. Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA, 5 film programs

Wellesley College - Film School Ranking
40. Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA, 2 film programs

Sacred Heart University - Film School Ranking
41. Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT, 1 film program

Mount Holyoke College - Film School Ranking
42. Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, MA, 2 film programs

Barnard College - Film School Ranking
43. Barnard College

New York City, NY, 2 film programs

The New England Institute of Art - Film School Ranking
44. The New England Institute of Art

Brookline, MA, 1 film program

Connecticut College - Film School Ranking
45. Connecticut College

New London, CT, 2 film programs

Pratt Institute - Film School Ranking
46. Pratt Institute

Brooklyn, NY, 1 film program

Amherst College - Film School Ranking
47. Amherst College

Amherst, MA, 2 film programs

Chatham University - Film School Ranking
48. Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA, 2 film programs

Rutgers University Newark - Film School Ranking
49. Rutgers University Newark

Newark, NJ, 1 film program

CUNY Graduate School and University Center - Film School Ranking
50. CUNY Graduate School and University Center

New York City, NY, 1 film program

Film schools in the Northeast by state:

Schools by State9 Film Schools in ConnecticutNo Film Schools in Maine21 Film Schools in Massachusetts3 Film Schools in New Hampshire7 Film Schools in New Jersey38 Film Schools in New York31 Film Schools in Pennsylvania4 Film Schools in Rhode Island8 Film Schools in Vermont

Film programs in the Northeast:

Film and Cinema Studies: 72 schools
Film Acting: 32 schools
Screenwriting and Playwriting: 17 schools
Cinematography and Production: 52 schools

Film schools in other regions:

Midwest: 98 schools
South: 143 schools
West: 140 schools

Popular film school cities in the Northeast:

in Connecticut:
Bridgeport: 1 school
Fairfield: 2 schools
Middletown: 1 school
New Haven: 1 school
New London: 1 school
Storrs: 1 school
West Hartford: 1 school
in Massachusetts:
Amherst: 2 schools
Boston: 5 schools
Brookline: 1 school
Chestnut Hill: 1 school
Fitchburg: 1 school
Great Barrington: 1 school
Greenfield: 1 school
Holyoke: 1 school
Northampton: 1 school
Norton: 1 school
Salem: 1 school
South Hadley: 1 school
Waltham: 1 school
Wellesley: 1 school
Worcester: 1 school
in New Hampshire:
Hanover: 1 school
Keene: 1 school
Rindge: 1 school
in New Jersey:
Blackwood: 1 school
Branchburg: 1 school
Madison: 1 school
Montclair: 1 school
Newark: 1 school
Paramus: 1 school
Union: 1 school
in New York:
Aurora: 1 school
Brockport: 1 school
Brooklyn: 2 schools
Brookville: 1 school
Buffalo: 1 school
Dix Hills: 1 school
Ithaca: 2 schools
New York City: 15 schools
Oswego: 1 school
Poughkeepsie: 1 school
Purchase: 2 schools
Queens: 1 school
Rochester: 4 schools
Staten Island: 1 school
Syracuse: 1 school
Valhalla: 1 school
Vestal: 1 school
in Pennsylvania:
Allentown: 1 school
Bethlehem: 1 school
Blue Bell: 1 school
Bryn Mawr: 1 school
Center Valley: 1 school
Du Bois: 1 school
Easton: 1 school
Greensburg: 1 school
Lancaster: 1 school
Lebanon: 1 school
Mechanicsburg: 1 school
Monessen: 1 school
Newtown: 1 school
Philadelphia: 7 schools
Pittsburgh: 7 schools
Reading: 1 school
Swarthmore: 1 school
University Park: 1 school
in Rhode Island:
Kingston: 1 school
Providence: 3 schools
in Vermont:
Bennington: 1 school
Burlington: 3 schools
Lyndonville: 1 school
Marlboro: 1 school
Middlebury: 1 school
Montpelier: 1 school © 2017 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology