• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Edinboro, PA, United States
The Applied Media Arts - Cinema program at Edinboro University offers direct, hands-on experience with state-of-the-art technology, including professional studio/field film and video cameras, lights and sound recording equipment, non-linear video editing systems, animation rostrum stands, a large green screen area.
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Cinema students at Edincoro University can chose to focus their studies in Animation, Computer Animation, and Film and Video.

Learning outcomes

Additional study is available in cinema history and theory. Students interested in cinema studies may wish to augment their concentration work with courses in life drawing, TV production, still photography, graphic design or with internships in commercial production studios. Animation, film and video production internships are available locally, regionally, and nationally.

The Applied Media Arts - Cinema program's many successful graduates have worked on such feature films as "Ice Age," "Coraline," "Bolt," "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," "Ratatouille," "Night at the Museum," "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe," "Ice Age 2: The Meltdown," "The Day After Tomorrow," "The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy," "Pocahontas," "Mulan" and many others. Other graduates are working in television and commercial production with credits that include "Game of Thrones," "Robot Chicken," "Jimmy Neutron," "Beast Wars," "The Simpsons" and "The Critic." Graduates also work as independent animators, filmmakers, writers, directors, and producers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Two-Dimensional 
  • Three-Dimensional 
  • Four-Dimensional 
  • Color Theory 
  • Drawing 
  • Photography
  • Graphic Design Software 
  • Film and Video Production 
  • Animation 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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General Requirements

High school seniors applying for admission to Edinboro University will be automatically offered a seat in the Honors College if they meet the following criteria:

  • 1200 SAT or 25 ACT AND 3.5 GPA
  • OR 1100 SAT or 22 ACT AND 3.75 GPA

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6559 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5787 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7716 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3858 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Edinboro

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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