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Compass College of Cinematic Arts is 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.
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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

Admission requirements at Compass College are designed to help ensure that this program is right for you and your career goals. Start the process by completing the free online application and then satisfy the requirements in this list

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  1. Complete the free online application
  2. Submit admissions documents*
    1. High School Transcripts
    2. College Transcripts (when applicable)
    3. Submit your “About Me” Video**
  3. Receive admission decision
  4. Sign enrollment agreement and pay your $150 deposit
*Students with a 2.0 - 2.99 GPA will be required to submit a writing sample. A GPA below a 2.0 requires additional steps for admission. **Students must make post production edits to this video prior to submission. Alternatively, students can submit a formatted script.
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Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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