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$5,50032,500
TechKit$4,800$0$0$0$0$4,800
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$200
Technology Fee$315$0$0$315$0$630
STRF$19$0$0$0$0$19
Total per Semester$10,234$5,000$8,600$8,815$5,500$38,149
Film, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$7,750$7,750$11,000$11,000$5,000$42,500
TechKit$4,800$0$0$0$0$4,800
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$200
Technology Fee$507.50$0$0$507.50$0$1015
STRF$24$0$0$0$0$24
Total per Semester$13,181.50$7,750$11,100$11,507.50$5,000$48,539
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$315$0$0$315$0$630
STRF$19$0$0$0$0$19
Total per Semester$10,734$5,200$8,300$8,515$5,700$38,449
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$315$0$315$0$0$630
STRF$14.50$0$0$0$0$14.50
Total per Semester$6,529.50$6,500$6,515$6,500$2,800$28,844.50
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$6,700$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$6,700
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$471$0$0$471$297$0$471$290$0$2,000
STRF$44.50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$44.50
Total per Semester$14,450.50$6,135$9,300$9,67110,097$9,80010,271$10,090$10,130$88,944.50
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$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1455
STRF$36$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$36
Total per Semester$11,321$5,000$8,600$8,985$10,800$6,000$7,735$7,250$6,700$72,391
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$2,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$2,500
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$1455
STRF$30$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$30
Total per Semester$9,115$6,000$7,100$7,485$8,000$8,000$7,485$7,000$60,185
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$4,900$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$4,900
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$500$0$0$500$0$0$500$0$0$1500
STRF$45.50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$45.50
Total per Semester$13,545.50$8,000$9,350$9,750$10,250$10,250$10,500$10,000$10,000$91,645.50


ONLINE PROGRAMS – NON-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$5,500$0$0$0$0$5,500
Technology Fee$315$0$0$315$0$630
Total per Semester$11,015$5,200$8,200$8,515$5,700$38,630
Audio Production, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$5,000$5,000$8,500$8,500$5,500$32,500
TechKit$5,900$0$0$0$0$5,900
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$970
TotalperSemester$11,385$5,000$8,500$8,985$5,500$39,370
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$5,200$0$8,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$13,700
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1455
Total per Semester$11,685$6,000$13,350$5,335$7,000$7,000$7,485$7,000$6,300$71,155
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$2,600$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$2,600
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1,455
Total per Semester$9,085$6,000$6,250$6,735$6,500$6,500$6,735$6,250$6,000$60,055
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$5,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,000
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1,455
Total per Semester$10,585$5,100$6,600$7,085$6,600$6,600$7,085$6,600$6,200$62,455
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$6,700$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$6,700
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$471$0$0$471$297$0$471$290$0$2000
Total per Semester$11,571$4,300$6,900$7,271$7,197$6,900$7,371$7,190$6,200$64,900
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$5,900$0$0$0$0$1,100$0$0$0$7,000
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1,455
Semester Total$11,385$5,000$8,500$8,985$10,800$7,100$7,735$7,250$6,700$73,455
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$5,500$0$0$0$0$1,900$0$0$0$0$7,400
Technology Fee$315$0$0$315$0$0$315$0$0$0$945
Semester Total$11,015$5,200$8,200$8,515$11,400$7,900$8,215$7,900$4,000$1,000$73,345
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$5,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,000
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1455
Semester Total$10,885$5,400$6,000$6,485$7,000$7,000$7,485$7,000$5,200$62,455
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$2,700$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$2,700
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1455
Semester Total$8,785$5,600$6,550$7,035$6,550$6,550$6,685$6,200$6,200$60,155


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$5,500$0$0$0$0$5,500
Technology Fee$315$0$0$315$0$630
STRF$19.50$0$0$0$0$19.50
Total per Semester$11,034.50$5,200$8,200$8,515$5,700$38,649.50
Audio Production, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$5,000$5,000$8,500$8,500$5,500$32,500
TechKit$5,900$0$0$0$0$5,900
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$970
STRF$19.50$0$0$0$0$19.50
Total per Semester$11,404.50$5,000$8,500$8,985$5,500$39,389.50
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$6,700$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$6,700
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$471$0$0$471$297$0$471$290$0$2000
STRF$32.50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$32.50
Total per Semester$11,603.50$4,300$6,900$7,271$7,197$6,900$7,371$7,190$6,200$64,932.50
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$2,600$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$2,600
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1455
STRF$30.00$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$30.00
TotalperSemester$9,115$6,000$6,250$6,735$6,500$6,500$6,735$6,250$6,000$60,085
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$5,200$0$8,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$13,700
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1455
STRF$35.50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$35.50
Total per Semester$11,720.50$6,000$13,350$5,335$7,000$7,000$7,485$7,000$6,300$71,190.50
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$5,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,000
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1455
STRF$31.00$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$31.00
Total per Semester$10,616$5,100$6,600$7,085$6,600$6,600$7,085$6,600$6,200$62,486
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$5,500$0$0$0$0$1,900$0$0$0$0$7,400
Technology Fee$315$0$0$315$0$0$315$0$0$0$945
STRF$36.50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$36.50
Semester Total$11,051.50$5,200$8,200$8,515$11,400$7,900$8,215$7,900$4,000$1,000$73,381.50
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$2,700$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$2,700
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1455
STRF$30.00$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$30.00
Semester Total$8,815$5,600$6,550$7,035$6,550$6,550$6,685$6,200$6,200$60,185
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$5,000$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$5,000
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1455
STRF$31.00$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$31.00
Semester Total$10,916$5,400$6,000$6,485$7,000$7,000$7,485$7,000$5,200$62,486
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$5,900$0$0$0$0$1,100$0$0$0$7,000
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1455
STRF$36.00$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$36.00
Semester Total$11,421$5,000$8,500$8,985$10,800$7,100$7,735$7,250$6,700$73,491

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$315$0$0$315$0$630
STRF$20.50$0$0$0$0$20.50
Total per Semester$10,735.50$5,500$9,450$9,665$6,050$41,400.50
Film, A.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Total
Tuition$8,525$8,525$12,100$12,100$5,500$46,750
Techkit$4,800$0$0$0$04,800
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$200
Technology Fee$507.50$0$0$507.50$0$1015
STRF$26.50$0$0$0$0$26.50
Total per Semester$13,959$8,525$12,200$12,607.50$5,500$52,791.50
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$315$0$0$315$0$630
STRF$21$0$0$0$0$21
Total per Semester$11,256$5,720$9,120$9,335$6,270$41,701
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$315$0$0$315$0$630
STRF$16$0$0$0$0$16
Total per Semester$7,141$7,150$6,810$7,465$3,080$31,646
Animation, B.S.Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8Semester 9Total
Tuition$6,748.50$6,748.50$10,120$10,120$10,780$10,780$10,780$10,780$11,143$88,000
Techkit$6,700$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$6,700
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$471$0$0$471$297$0$471$290$0$2,000
STRF$48.50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$48.50
Total per Semester$14,068$6,748.50$10,220$10,591$11,077$10,780$11,251$11,070$11,143$96,948.50
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$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$0$1455
STRF$39$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$39
Total per Semester$11,824$5,500$9,450$9,835$11,880$6,600$8,460$7,975$7,370$78,894
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$2,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$2,500
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$485$0$0$485$0$0$485$0$1455
STRF$33$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$33
Total per Semester$9,718$6,600$7,800$8,185$8,800$8,800$8,185$7,700$65,788
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$4,900$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$4,900
Textbooks$100$0$100$0$0$0$0$0$0$200
Technology Fee$500$0$0$500$0$0$0$500$0$1500
STRF$50$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$50
Total per Semester$14,350$8,800$10,275$10,675$11,275$11,275$11,000$11,500$11,000$100,150

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