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Compass College of Film and Media is one of the most affordable accredited and private film school in the U.S. See more about how our tuition is geared to help you succeed in your future career.

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Financial Aid

Compass is proud to accept all state and federal aid offered through the FAFSA. Be sure to complete your FAFSA every year after October 1 and add school code 041633. Financial Aid available to those that qualify. 
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As a commuter campus, Compass College is committed to helping our students find affordable housing options. View the list of local rental options our students have used in the past.

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Military Benefits

We recognize the sacrifice that servicemembers and their families have made to keep our country safe and free. We accept Veterans Education funding and scholarships dedicated to serving this community. Find out more about our military benefits here.
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Students always wonder what kind of jobs they can get with a film degree. Hear directly from our alumni about how their career has taken off because of what they learned during their time at Compass College.

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Admissions Requirements


  1. Complete the free online application
  2. Submit admissions documents*
    1. High School Transcripts
    2. College Transcripts
    3. Submit your "About Me" Video**
  3. Receive admission decision
  4. Sign enrollment agreement and pay your $150 deposit

*Students with a high school GPA between 2.30 – 2.99 will be required to submit a writing sample. A high school GPA below a 2.30 requires a writing sample, an essay and an academic letter of recommendation. Prompts for the writing sample and essay will be sent by the college. **Students must make post production edits to this video prior to submission. Alternatively, students can submit a formatted script.

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