Brooks Institute of Photography
What kind of people go to Brooks? Where do your students come from, and how many do you have?
Our enrollment is around 650, with an approximate 60/40 male/female ratio. As on any college campus, Brooks' students are all ages, but the average age is about 22 or 23. Around 20 per cent are from foreign countries, with about 35 nations represented at any one time. Brooks' students develop lifelong friendships and contacts within the international photographic community.
What courses should I take in high school?
Take the strongest academic courses you can. Develop your writing skills, take as much math as you can, and include science and social science classes. If you are strongly creative, include fine arts classes.
When should I apply?
Send your application when you can include your final high school transcript. If you have a high grade point average, we can reserve your entrance date while you complete your required college courses.
What does it take to be accepted at Brooks?
You must be a high school graduate, and have already completed at least 15 college credits, including at least three units in English composition.
You mean I have to go to another college flrst?
Yes. Brooks accepts only those students who have demonstrated their ability to succeed with college-level academic courses.