Full Sail University was established in 1979 as for profit university type in Daytown, Ohio and moved to Florida, Orlando in 1980 and currently moved to Winter park, Florida since 1989.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. President: Garry Jones, Studios & Production Environments: 110+, current student 18,000.

Full Sail University’s international student community is comprised of students from more than 49 countries. Talented individuals from nations as diverse as Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, China, Korea, Mexico, India, Thailand, Nigeria, Bahamas, Canada, Panama, and Vietnam have chosen Full Sail’s unique educational environment as the place to launch their journey into the entertainment media industry.


Location and facilities

Currently Full sail University is located in Winter park, Florida, USA. Campus Size: 212 acres. Full Sail is committed to the needs of students. We recognize their needs regarding housing, home, furnishings, and housewares and have developed the Housing Resources Department with those needs in mind. The Housing Resource Department offers information regarding local apartment housing. We can provide brochures, rental rates, information on deposits, pet fees, and general information about the amenities each complex has to offer, as well as any periodic specials they may offer. WI fi Internet Access is available on campus.


List of Departments


  • Film School
  • Arts School
  • Music School
  • Game School
  • Business School
  • Design School



Courses Offered



Campus Scholarships

    • Full Sail Merit Scholarships
    • The Full Sail Alumni Scholarships
    • Full Sail Inspiration Scholarships
    • Full Sail Entertainment and Media Industry scholarships for Women.
    • Platinum Dream Scholarships
    • Student Success Scholarships.


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