Columbia College Chicago ranked among top film schools in the country

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The rankings are in, and once again Columbia College Chicago has made the list of the Top 25 Film Schools in the country, according to the hollywoodreporter.com

The publications, which has been ranking film schools for the past 50 years both nationally and abroad, ranks Columbia College Chicago as No. 16 on the list of 25. In itsranking report, the story cites Columbia’s programming excellence, stating:“… the largest film school in the country, with 1,500 students, is adding eight new BFA degrees this year, in screenwriting, producing, directing and cinematography, among others.”

Average undergrad tuition, according to the report, is $23, 640 per year.

Read the full report and the complete list here.

Some notable school alumni include: singer/actor/Grammy-winner Lonnie Rashid Lynn, a.k.a Common; “Selma” executive producer Paul Garnes; Two-time Academy Award-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski (“Saving Private Ryan,” “Schindler’s List”); Bob Odenkirk (“Breaking Bad,” “Better Call Saul” and writer for “SNL”); Aidan Quinn (“Elementary,” “Weeds,” “Legends of the Fall”); Pat Sajak (“Wheel of Fortune”).

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