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Most Popular Schools for Commercial Photography Major & Degree Program

A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences, and recording events and people, via digital, film, still and video photography. Includes instruction in specialized camera and equipment operation and maintenance, applications to commercial and industrial needs, and photography business operations.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Columbus State Community College 149 2% $5,813
2 The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division 139 19% $15,540
3 Fashion Institute of Technology 85 2% $24,220
4 Gwinnett Technical College 45 1% $4,722
5 Cecil College 35 6% $6,900
6 Odessa College 34 2% $11,175
7 CUNY LaGuardia Community College 34 1% $6,734
8 Austin Community College District 33 1% $3,750
9 College of Southern Nevada 28 1% $4,667
10 North Georgia Technical College 26 3% $10,331
11 Academia Serrant Inc 25 11% N/A
12 Des Moines Area Community College 25 1% $14,992
13 Jefferson Community and Technical College 25 1% $5,328
14 Appalachian State University 22 0% $19,194
15 Northwest College 21 5% $14,281
16 Ridgewater College 19 2% $6,965
17 AI Miami International University of Art and Design 18 4% $19,104
18 Montgomery College 18 1% $6,998
19 The Art Institute of Pittsburgh 16 11% $19,032
20 The Art Institute of Seattle 16 8% $18,960
21 Spokane Falls Community College 16 1% $4,681
22 The Art Institute of Colorado 15 9% N/A
23 Madison Area Technical College 15 0% $6,367
24 Tulsa Technology Center 15 1% N/A
25 The Art Institute of Indianapolis 15 10% N/A
26 Hawkeye Community College 15 1% $6,635
27 Northeast Wisconsin Technical College 14 0% $6,439
28 Sauk Valley Community College 14 2% $5,890
29 The Art Institute of Virginia Beach 14 13% $18,996
30 The Art Institute of Atlanta 14 4% $18,996
31 The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale 13 5% N/A
32 Minneapolis Community and Technical College 13 1% $6,796
33 Tyler Junior College 13 0% $16,764
34 Cuyahoga Community College District 13 0% $5,136
35 The Art Institute of Phoenix 13 8% N/A
36 Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg 12 2% N/A
37 Nossi College of Art 12 32% $18,500
38 Argosy University-The Art Institute of California-San Diego 11 4% $20,565
39 Salt Lake Community College 11 0% $4,743
40 The Art Institute of Houston 11 4% $19,068
41 College of DuPage 11 0% $5,464
42 Western Iowa Tech Community College 11 1% $14,325
43 Mt Hood Community College 10 1% $7,001
44 Metropolitan Community College Area 10 0% $4,455
45 Argosy University-The Art Institute of California-Orange County 10 6% N/A
46 Randolph Community College 10 2% $3,582
47 Miami International University of Art & Design-Art Institute Dallas 10 6% $19,068
48 Springfield Technical Community College 10 1% $6,288
49 The Art Institute of Las Vegas 9 7% $18,816
50 The Art Institute of Portland 9 6% N/A
51 The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago 9 5% N/A
52 Argosy University-The Art Institute of California-Hollywood 9 3% $20,565
53 The Art Institute of Philadelphia 8 4% N/A
54 Seattle Central College 8 1% $4,494
55 The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg 8 6% N/A
56 The Art Institute of Washington 8 5% N/A
57 Waubonsee Community College 8 0% $4,880
58 Argosy University-The Art Institute of California-Inland Empire 7 3% N/A
59 Collin County Community College District 7 0% $3,004
60 Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus 7 0% $28,595
61 The Art Institute of Charlotte 7 5% N/A
62 The Art Institute of Austin 7 4% $19,068
63 Kent State University at Kent 7 0% $25,886
64 The Creative Circus 7 9% $16,371
65 Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design 7 5% $20,620
66 Bucks County Community College 7 1% $6,213
67 Mohawk Valley Community College 7 1% $19,477
68 The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville 7 6% N/A
69 Iowa Central Community College 6 1% $16,531
70 Lively Technical Center 6 2% N/A
71 Argosy University-The Art Institute of California-Sacramento 6 5% N/A
72 Glendale Community College 6 0% $3,494
73 The Art Institute of Charleston 5 6% N/A
74 Kilgore College 5 1% $16,054
75 The Art Institute of Michigan 5 4% N/A
76 The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham 4 5% N/A
77 Phoenix College 4 0% $3,494
78 Argosy University-The Art Institute of California-San Francisco 4 3% N/A
79 The Art Institute of San Antonio 4 2% $19,068
80 McHenry County College 4 0% $4,894
81 Central Wyoming College 4 1% $13,501
82 Mount Wachusett Community College 3 0% $6,948
83 Sessions College for Professional Design 3 6% $8,700
84 Milwaukee Area Technical College 3 0% $7,039
85 Santa Fe Community College 3 0% $2,949
86 William Rainey Harper College 3 0% $4,784
87 Century College 3 0% $6,635
88 Ohio University-Main Campus 3 0% $28,986
89 Owens Community College 3 0% $6,610
90 Triton College 2 0% $5,610
91 Chandler-Gilbert Community College 2 0% $21,590
92 Harford Community College 1 0% $5,015
93 Kirtland Community College 1 0% $5,670
94 Rochester Community and Technical College 1 0% $7,239
95 Oakton Community College 1 0% $5,395
96 Trinity Valley Community College 1 0% $15,013
97 William T McFatter Technical College 1 0% $2,465
98 Glen Oaks Community College 1 1% $15,734

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Commercial Photography program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.