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Full Sail University

Winter Park, Florida, United States
Campus setting Urban
Living cost USD 1,200 per month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 10%
Institution type Private

About Full Sail University

Full Sail is a university dedicated to helping creative students follow their dreams in the entertainment and media industry. Whether you are passionate about music, art and design, web and technology, filmmaking, simulation and visualization, or the business behind entertainment, an education at Full Sail University can prepare you for a career path doing what you love. 

The university offers campus and online degree programs that are designed for the world of entertainment, media, arts, and technology. Offering associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, Full Sail's approach is centered on real-world industry experience and creative problem solving.

Campus information

Because of key relationships with companies and experienced professionals, the Full Sail campus has been host to everything from music video shoots to gaming competitions – all providing unique opportunities for our students. Full Sail University provides various facilities on campus as stated below:

  • Full Sail Studio
  • Entertainment Business Center
  • Dubbing Stage
  • Game Studios
  • Computer Labs
  • 3D Arts Building
  • Digital Arts Center
  • Web & Design Development Center
  • Art & Design Studios
  • Recording Facilities
  • UX Lab
  • Live Venue
  • Media Center
  • Mix Palace
  • Film Backlot
  • FabLab
  • Film Soundstages
  • Treehouse

Living in Winter Park, a suburb of Orlando, gives you both the conveniences of city life with the unique shops, restaurants, and culture of a smaller town. From concert venues to comic book stores, to museums, to malls and outlets, there is plenty to do no matter how you like to spend your free time. 

If you enjoy experiencing the outdoors, Florida is known for its warm climate year-round - and there are many surrounding places to enjoy it. 

There are beautiful beaches on the east and west coasts, nature parks offering hiking and biking trails, rivers and lakes as well as the attractions and amusement parks that the area is known for. 


Full Sail does not offer on-campus housing or dorms. However, the Housing Resources department has established relationships with these apartment communities and can provide you with information about your options.

Additional info

Full Sail’s mission is to provide students with an innovative style of education, delivered by a staff of dedicated individuals, that addresses the career opportunities available in an ever-growing, constantly evolving industry. We do this by developing unique curricula that combine elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement. Our education is delivered via immersive teaching methods, both in Full Sail’s real-world production studios and classrooms, as well as through our online learning environment.

Every one of our degree programs is designed to provide students with knowledge and real-world experience that will help them realize their career goals in the entertainment and media industry.

Our degree programs are offered at an accelerated pace, which allows you to graduate in approximately half the time of traditional bachelor’s program.

Courses are designed in a specific “building block” order, so your instructors understand where you are in your educational journey.

Our programs contain more credit hours per month than traditional universities, helping you prepare for 24/7 nature of your industry.

Each of our campus and online degree programs has a set schedule of courses that each student takes in the same order. First, there are foundational courses, then you refine your skills based on your career goals.

Your program’s predetermined course order also means there’s no registration stress or worry about course availability.



Courses available 26

Business, Management 2 Computer Science, IT 3 Creative Arts & Design 14 English Language 2 Mass Communication & Media 5 Sports Science 1



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