UC Santa Cruz as been ranked by College Factual as one of the best colleges in the nation for Film, Video and Photographic Arts. Coming in at #6, UCSC is ranked with NYU, UCLA and USC, recognizing programs in film studies. In particular, UCSC was noted for our graduate programs in film studies (Social Documentation M.F.A and Film and Digital Media Ph.D).
This comes in addition to our 2017 ranking (also by College Factual) as one of the best colleges for an undergraduate film degree (Film and Digital Media B.A.). We are proud of this distinction and want to thank all of our students, faculty, staff and alums for contributing to our program.