Are These the Top 25 U.S. Film Schools?


The staff of the Hollywood Reporter has chosen what it believes to be the 25 best film schools in the U.S. We at TVWriter™ may argue a bit about the order in which they’re ranked here, but all in all, this is a solid list of colleges and universities that can give you, the student, the best possible grounding for a TV or film career.

Here’s the Top Ten on the list, from “best” to, um, “less best,” we suppose:

  1. USC
  2. NYU
  3. American Film Institute
  4. UCLA
  5. California Institute of the Arts
  6. Columbia University
  7. Chapman University
  8. Loyola Marymount University
  9. Wesleyan University
  10. Emerson College

FWIW, we agree with the Top Two but would put UCLA above AFI and Chapman University much further down from the Top Ten.

But that’s, you know, just us.

The full story, including the thinking behind the rankings, is HERE