Full Sail University Overview
Located in Winter Park, Florida, Full Sail University is a private for-profit institution. Winter Park is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is Full Sail University Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at Full Sail University.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of the faculty were full-time.
- The average Full Sail University student graduates in 4.0 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Full Sail University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Full Sail University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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|#288||Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Full Sail University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Full Sail University has earned from around the web.
|#1||Highest Paid Human Computer Interaction Graduates||College Factual|
|#6||Highest Paid Drama & Theater Arts Graduates||College Factual|
|#44||Best Visual & Performing Arts Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
Where Is Full Sail University?
Contact details for Full Sail University are given below.
|Address:||3300 University Blvd, Winter Park, FL 32792-7429|
How Do I Get Into Full Sail University?
You can apply to Full Sail University online at: https://apply.fullsail.edu/
Can I Afford Full Sail University?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Full Sail University, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $14,118 a year. That adds up to $56,472 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Full Sail University is 13.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Full Sail University Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 19,985 full-time undergraduates at Full Sail University, 70% are male and 30% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Full Sail University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||5,144|
|Hispanic or Latino||3,431|
Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Full Sail University. At this time, all 50 states and the District of Columbia are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 102 countries are represented at Full Sail University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Venezuela, and Brazil.
Online Learning at Full Sail University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Full Sail University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 8th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Full Sail University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Full Sail University was 4.2%. This is the #142 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Full Sail University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Full Sail University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Arts & Media Management||5%|
|Communication & Journalism||30%|
|Communication & Media Studies||45%|
|Computer Information Systems||50%|
|English Language & Literature||14%|
|Fine & Studio Arts||35%|
|General Visual & Performing Arts||15%|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||3%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Full Sail University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Full Sail University.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Full Sail University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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