American Film Institute Conservatory

Also known as American Film Institute

2021 N Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA

American Film Institute Conservatory specializes in offering a film and cinema education. The school is a nonprofit private institution located in Los Angeles, California. The largest programs offered are the master's and post-baccalaureate certificate degree programs in film studies, with more than 490 potential filmmakers graduating over the last several years. Student and special services are available at American Film Institute Conservatory, providing personal and academic assistance for students, which includes:

  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Loan default rates for schools provide a strong marker of post graduation employment success. About 5% of students have defaulted on loans after graduating from this institution.

The National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation has accredited the program courses of American Film Institute Conservatory for over thirty-one straight years. To learn more and get consumer disclosures, you can visit

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

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Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $48,000 per year for graduate students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,500 to $1,800 per credit hour
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $3,100

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