Film & Video – Tuition and Fees


I learned not only about filmmaking and how to become a better filmmaker but also about the importance of collaboration.”


Film & Video 5-week Program – 2020 Tuition $6,050

Tuition for the Film & Video Division covers: all programming, room & board in University housing, three meals daily in the dining hall, field trips, and group events.

Need-based Scholarships and Financial Aid are available.


Once You Have Been Accepted

Upon acceptance, a $1,000 non-refundable tuition deposit will be required within 10 business days in order to reserve your spot in the Film & Video program.

If you are applying for Financial Aid from the NHSI you will not be required to make a deposit until you have been notified of your aid award.


I love Northwestern. I felt so safe on the campus and I loved everything about the community. It is so beautiful, clean, and welcoming. Northwestern is like my second home after NHSI.”


Other Fees

  • There is a $50 application fee
  • Students must provide their own transportation to and from the Institute
  • Optional spending money for the occasional meal off campus, souvenirs, etc.




Film & Video Division  –  Application Information and Deadlines  –  Tuition and Fees  –  Scholarships and Financial Aid  –  FAQ’s
Typical Day  –  Acting on Camera Concentration  –  Production Concentration  –  Screenwriting Concentration  –  Electives  –  Our Equipment  –  Sample Film Work  –  Photo Gallery  –  Playwriting Intensive