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About Full Sail University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private



4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College


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Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


Full Sail University was established in the year 1979 and is a private for-profit type institute. The university is situated in Dayton, Ohio and it initially started as a recording studio. Later, it moved to Central Florida in the year 1989 and since then it has been providing a real-time experience to the students with a full professional experience.

The university has spread its fields in media, entertainment, film-making, and digital media through more than 30 apartment complexes within a five-mile radius of campus, many of which are within walking distance.

Full Sail University, which is located in Winter Park, FL is a private university. Full Sail University was founded in the year 1979. In addition to over 16,908 undergraduate students, FSU also boasts of over 1697 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 18,605. The school has a total of 689 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Full Sail University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At FSU around 39% are white, 26% are Black or African American, and 17% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 53% of the students are 25 and over. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 30% of the students are females and 70% are males. In its 41 years of existence, FSU has produced several known personalities like Sebastian Krys, Gary Rizzo, Darren Lynn Bousman, and DJ Swivel. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 155 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by FSU. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACCSC (Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges).

Location & Contact


3300 University Blvd


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Phone: 4076790100
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The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Full Sail University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.


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Application Fee



Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA


Accept Common App


The admission to Full Sail University is fairly easy as the university takes in a few number of students. To kickstart the admission process at FSU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $75. It can be concluded that scoring high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT is not an important criterion for Full Sail University, as the average SAT or ACT score of students is not available publicly. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 3300 University Blvd, Winter Park, Florida 32792-7429, or call (407) 679-0100.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


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Before applying to FSU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $40,363. The average annual tuition cost ($24,513), books and supplies ($530), and budget for other expenses ($6,920) are all part of this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


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Communication and Media Studies

621 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

615 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

457 Graduates


420 Graduates

Graphic Communications

405 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

368 Graduates

Human Computer Interaction

324 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

290 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

245 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

218 Graduates

Computer Programming

177 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

163 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

154 Graduates

Communications Technology/Technicia...

138 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

89 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

69 Graduates


66 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

60 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

53 Graduates

Computer Science

37 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

32 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

14 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

11 Graduates

Computer Engineering

9 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

7 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%


39% White

9% Unknown

26% Black

17% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$66,114 per year

Campus Life


The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

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The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

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Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


24-Hour Escort Safety rides


The university believes in offering quality training to all the students and doesn't appreciate instructive disparities. Students originating from various ethnic foundations like Latin, Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and a lot more are invited to the school. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 70% and 30%, respectively.

After Graduation

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Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.




Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$62 - 460

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

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< $30K


$30K - $48K


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$75K - $110K


> $110K


As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at FSU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,448, whereas the financial aid is $6,885. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,679 as well as institutional aid worth $6,885.

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