3300 University Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • 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 24,627 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 59%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 24,627 students
  • Private-state tuition: $22,796
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 59%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Full Sail University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 2,135 teachers has grown by 140% over five years.
Full Sail University
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
2,135 staff
128 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Full Sail University has grown by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The Full Sail University diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
24,627 students
1,232 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
24,627 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
2,000 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
263 students
263 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
23,030 students
862 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
1,597 students
66 students
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FL All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
2,771 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
34 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
174 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
18%
29%
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% Black
23%
16%
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% White
41%
41%
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% Two or more races
6%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.74
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
1.59%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
34.66%
3.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$41,800
$31,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $22,796 is more than the state average of $16,140. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$22,796
$16,140
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
80%
88%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$27,000
$9,750
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,677
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
86%
SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Full Sail University cost?

Full Sail University's private state tuition is approximately $22,796.

What is Full Sail University's ranking?

Full Sail University ranks among the top 20% of community college in Florida for: Diversity in US community colleges, Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 24,627 students
  • Private-state tuition: $22,796
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 59%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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