Los Angeles Film School

ESTIMATED TUITION & FEES BY PERIOD OF ENROLLMENT/SEMESTER

EFFECTIVE AS OF THE SEPTEMBER 2018 TERM

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CAMPUS PROGRAMS – DOMESTIC/U.S. STUDENTS

Audio Production, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$5,000$5,000$8,500$8,500$5,500$32,500
TechKit$4,800$0$0$0$0$4,800
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
Graduation Fee$0$0$0$0$0$0
CA STRF$19$0$0$0$0$19
Total per Semester$10,219$5,000$8,900$8,500$5,520$38,119
Film, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$7,750$7,750$11,000$11,000$5,000$42,500
TechKit$5,100$0$0$0$0$5,100
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
Graduation Fee$0$0$0$0$0$0
CA STRF$24$0$0$0$0$24
Total per Semester$13,250$7,750$11,400$11,000$5,020$48,424
Music Production, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$5,200$5,200$8,200$8,200$5,700$32,500
TechKit$5,100$0$0$0$0$5,100
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
Graduation Fee$0$0$0$0$0$0
CA STRF$19$0$0$0$0$19
Total per Semester$10,700$5,200$8,600$8,200$5,720$38,419
Entertainment Business, B.S. (Completer)Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$6,100$6,500$6,100$6,500$2,800$28,000
TechKit$0$0$0$0$0$0
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
Graduation Fee$14.50$0$0$0$14.40$14.50
Graduation Fee$0$0$0$0$0$0
Total per Semester$6,514.50$6,500$6,500$6,500$2,800$28,814.50
Animation, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$6,135$6,135$9,200$9,200$9,800$9,800$9,800$9,800$10,130$80,000
TechKit$7,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$7,500
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$550$0$550$0$0$0$0$0$0$1,100
Graduation Fee$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
CA STRF$44.50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$44.50
Total per Semester$14,329.50$6,135$9,850$9,200$9,800$9,800$9,800$9,800$10,130$88,844.50
Audio Production, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$5,000$5,000$8,500$8,500$10,800$6,000$7,250$7,250$6,700$65,000
TechKit$5,700$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,700
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
CA STRF$36$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$36
Graduation Fee$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Total per Semester$11,136$5,000$8,900$8,500$11,100$6,000$7,250$7,250$6,700$71,836
Entertainment Business, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Total
Tuition$6,000$6,000$7,000$7,000$8,000$8,000$7,000$7,000$56,000
TechKit$2,800$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$2,800
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$900
CA STRF$30$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$30
Graduation Fee$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Total per Semester$9,230$6,000$7,400$7,000$8,300$8,000$7,000$7,000$59,930
Film Production, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$8,000$8,000$9,250$9,250$10,250$10,250$10,000$10,000$10,000$85,000
TechKit$5,250$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,250
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
CA STRF$45.50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$45.50
Graduation Fee$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Total per Semester$13,695.50$8,000$9,650$9,250$10,550$10,250$10,000$10,000$10,000$91,395.50


ONLINE PROGRAMS – NON-CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

Music Production, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$5,450$5,450$8,500$8,500$4,600$32,500
TechKit$5,200$0$0$0$0$5,200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
Total per Semester$10,950$5,450$8,800$8,500$4,600$38,300
Audio Production, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$5,000$5,000$8,500$8,500$5,500$32,500
TechKit$5,500$0$0$0$0$5,500
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
Total per Semester$10,800$5,000$8,800$8,500$5,500$38,600
Digital Filmmaking, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$6,000$6,000$4,850$4,850$7,000$7,000$7,000$7,000$6,300$56,000
TechKit$5,400$0$8,100$0$0$0$0$0$0$13,500
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
Total per Semester$11,700$6,000$13,250$4,850$7,300$7,000$7,000$7,000$6,300$70,400
Entertainment Business, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$6,000$6,000$6,250$6,250$6,500$6,500$6,250$6,250$6,000$56,000
TechKit$2,900$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$2,900
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
Total per Semester$9,200$6,000$6,550$6,250$6,800$6,500$6,250$6,250$6,000$59,800
Graphic Design, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$5,100$5,100$6,600$6,600$6,600$6,600$6,600$6,600$6,200$56,000
TechKit$5,200$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
Total per Semester$10,600$5,100$6,900$6,600$6,900$6,600$6,600$6,600$6,200$62,100
Animation, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$4,300$4,300$6,800$6,800$6,900$6,900$6,900$6,900$6,200$56,000
TechKit$7,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$7,500
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$500$0$450$0$450$0$0$0$0$1400
Total per Semester$12.400$4,300$7,350$6,800$7,350$6,900$6,900$6,900$6,200$65,100
Music Production, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Semester 10Total
Tuition$5,200$5,200$8,200$8,200$11,400$6,000$7,900$7,900$4,000$1,000$65,000
TechKit$5,200$0$0$0$1,800$0$0$0$0$0$7,000
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$0$900
Semester Total$10,700$5,200$8500$8,200$13,500$6,000$7,900$7,900$4,000$1,000$72,900
Audio Production, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$5,000$5,000$8,500$8,500$10,800$6,000$7,250$7,250$6,700$65,000
TechKit$6,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$6,500
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
Semester Total$11,800$5,000$8800$8,500$11,100$6,000$7,250$7,250$6,700$72,400
Media Communications, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$5,400$5,400$6,000$6,000$7,000$7,000$7,000$7,000$5,200$56,000
TechKit$5,200$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
Total per Semester$10,900$5,400$6,300$6,000$7,300$7,000$7,000$7,000$5,200$62,100
Writing for Film & TV, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$5,600$5,600$6,550$6,550$6,550$6,550$6,200$6,200$6,200$56,000
TechKit$3,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$3,000
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
Semester Total$8,900$5,600$6,850$6,550$6,850$6,550$6,200$6,200$6,200$59,900


ONLINE PROGRAMS – CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

Music Production, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$5,200$5,200$8,200$8,200$5,700$32,500
TechKit$5,100$0$0$0$0$5,100
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
STRF$19.00$0$0$0$0$19.00
Total per Semester$10,619$5,200$8,500$8,200$5,700$38,219
Audio Production, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$5,000$5,000$8,500$8,500$5,500$32,500
TechKit$5,500$0$0$0$0$5,500
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
STRF$19.50$0$0$0$0$19.50
Total per Semester$10,819.50$5,000$8,800$8,500$5,500$38,619.50
Animation, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$4,300$4,300$6,800$6,800$6,900$6,900$6,900$6,900$6,200$56,000
TechKit$7,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$7,500
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$500$0$350$0$450$0$0$0$0$1400
STRF$32.50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$32.50
Total per Semester$12,432.50$4,300$7,350$6,800$7,350$6,900$6,900$6,900$6,200$65,132.50
Entertainment Business, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$6,000$6,000$6,250$6,250$6,500$6,500$6,250$6,250$6,000$56,000
Techkit$2,900$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$2,900
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
STRF$30.00$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$30.00
Total per Semester$9,230$6,000$6,550$6,250$6,800$6,500$6,250$6,250$6,000$59,830
Digital Filmmaking, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$6,000$6,000$4,850$4,850$7,000$7,000$7,000$7,000$6,300$56,000
Techkit$5,500$0$8,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$14,000
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
STRF$35.50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$36.50
Total per Semester$11,835.50$6,000$13,650$4,850$7,300$7,000$7,000$7,000$6,300$70,935.50
Graphic Design, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$5,100$5,100$6,600$6,600$6,600$6,600$6,600$6,600$6,200$56,000
Techkit$5,200$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
STRF$31.00$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$31.00
Total per Semester$10,631$5,100$6,900$6,600$6,900$6,600$6,600$6,600$6,200$62,131
Music Production, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Semester 10Total
Tuition$5,200$5,200$8200$8200$11,400$6,000$7,900$7,900$4,000$1,000$65,000
Techkit$5,200$0$0$0$1,800$0$0$0$0$0$7,000
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$0$900
STRF$36.50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$36.50
Semester Total$10,736.50$5,200$8,500$8,200$13,500$6,000$7,900$7,900$4,000$1,000$72,936.50
Writing for Film & TV, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$5,600$5,600$6,550$6,550$6,550$6,550$6,200$6,200$6,200$56,000
Techkit$3,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$3,000
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
STRF$30.00$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$30.00
Semester Total$8,930$5,600$6,850$6,550$6,850$6,550$6,200$6,200$6,200$59,930
Media Communication, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$5,400$5,400$6,000$6,000$7,000$7,000$7,000$7,000$5,200$56,000
Techkit$5,200$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
STRF$31.00$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$31.00
Semester Total$10,931$5,400$6,300$6,000$7,300$7,000$7,000$7,000$5,200$62,131
Audio Production, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$5,000$5,000$8,500$8,500$10,800$6,000$7,250$7,250$6,700$65,000
Techkit$6,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$6,500
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
STRF$36.00$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$36.00
Semester Total$11,8036$5,000$8,800$8,500$11,100$6,000$7,250$7,250$6,700$72,436

CAMPUS PROGRAMS – INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Audio Production, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$5,500$5,500$9,350$9,350$6,050$35,750
Techkit$4,800$0$0$0$0$4,800
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
STRF$20.50$0$0$0$0$20.50
Total per Semester$10,720.50$5,500$9,750$9,350$6,050$41,370.50
Film, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$8,525$8,525$12,100$12,100$5,500$46,750
Techkit$5,100$0$0$0$0$5,100
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
STRF$26.50$0$0$0$0$26.50
Total per Semester$14,051.50$8,525$12,500$12,100$5,500$52,676.50
Music Production, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$5,720$5,720$9,020$9,020$6,270$35,750
Techkit$5,100$0$0$0$0$5,100
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
STRF$21$0$0$0$0$21
Total per Semester$11,241$5,720$9,420$9,020$6,270$41,671
Entertainment Business, B.S. CompleterSemester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$6,710$7,150$6,710$7,150$3,080$30,800
Techkit$0$0$0$0$0$0
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$0$600
STRF$16$0$0$0$0$16
Total per Semester$7,126$7,150$7,110$7,150$3,080$31,616
Audio Production, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$5,500$5,500$9,350$9,350$11,880$6,600$7,975$7,975$7,370$71,500
Techkit$5,700$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,700
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
STRF$39$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$39
Total per Semester$11,639$5,500$9,750$9,350$12,180$6,600$7,975$7,975$7,370$78,339
Entertainment Business, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Total
Tuition$6,600$6,600$7,700$7,700$8,800$8,800$7,700$7,700$61,600
Techkit$2,800$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$2,800
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$900
STRF$33$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$33
Total per Semester$9,833$6,600$8,100$7,700$9,100$8,800$7,700$7,700$65,533
Film Production, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$8,800$8,800$10,175$10,175$11,275$11,275$11,000$11,000$11,000$93,500
Techkit$5,250$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,250
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$300$0$300$0$300$0$0$0$0$900
STRF$50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$50
Total per Semester$14,500$8,800$10,575$10,175$11,575$11,275$11,000$11,000$11,000$99,900

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