Full Sail University

Tel: (407)679-0100
20,260 students
Private for-profit
For over twenty-five years, Full Sail Real World Education has been an industry leader in entertainment media and education. Full Sail’s degree programs offer intensive career training in Game Development, Computer Animation, Digital Arts & Design, Entertainment Business, Film, Recording Arts, and Show Production.
School Highlights:
Full Sail University serves 20,260 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the community college average of 38:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Full Sail University is one of 13 community colleges within Orange County, FL.
The nearest community college is Herzing University-Winter Park (1.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 967 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
College Full Sail University Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 967 staff
61 staff
Full Sail University Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 20,260 teachers has grown by 774% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 2:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 20,260 students 1,296 students
Full Sail University Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
Full Sail University Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 20,260 students
810 students
Full Sail University Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Full Sail University Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 18,334 students 798 students
# Graduate Students 1,926 students 23 students
Full Sail University Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Full Sail University American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Full Sail University Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Full Sail University Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Full Sail University Black (2006-2013)
% White
Full Sail University White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Full Sail University More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Full Sail University Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Full Sail University Non Resident (2007-2013)
Full Sail University Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.59 0.53
Full Sail University Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $22,088 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $22,088 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $22,088 $5,694
Full Sail University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $22,088 $10,252
Full Sail University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
Full Sail University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Full Sail's Bachelor's and Associate's Degrees for creative minds include Computer Animation, Digital Arts & Design, Entertainment Business, Film, Game Development, Recording Arts, and Show Production & Touring. Regardless of which program at our school you choose, one of Full Sail's fundamental goals is to encourage the union of art and technology. If you're looking to launch a career in music, film, video games, design, or animation, you've come to the right place. Over the past 27 years, Full Sail Real World Education has built a reputation as one of the premier media arts colleges in the world. Throughout the entertainment industry, Full Sail graduates have made their names working on award-winning films and albums, acclaimed video games and design projects, live productions, and more. Thousands of talented artists from around the globe are attracted to Full Sail because of its unique educational environment. Full Sail's student body of over 5,000 comes from 37 countries worldwide. Students from nations as diverse as Japan, India, Mexico, Belgium, Sweden, Iceland, Kenya, Canada, and South Korea have chosen Full Sail to launch their careers in the entertainment media industry. Full Sail's newly redesigned Media Center, where we've assembled the books, magazines, movies, and technology you need to research a project, study for that important test, keep in touch with friends, family, and classmates, connect to the Internet with your laptop, or just relax and take a break on one of our comfy couches.

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Did You Know?
For Orange County, FL private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,385 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Orange County, FL community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Orange County, FL is Anthem College-Orlando. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.