Full Sail is dedicated to helping creative students follow their dreams in the entertainment and media industry. Whether they are passionate about music, art and design, web and technology, filmmaking, or the business behind entertainment, an education at Full Sail University can prepare students for a career path doing what they love. With students from over 65 countries, 110 world-class recording studios, and many spacious film soundstages, Full Sail's innovative and accelerated style of education provides a unique real-world education in film, music, animation, video games, and recording arts. Inquire today for more information about Full Sail's exciting programs!
Full Sail University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education (CIE), Florida Department of Education.
Full Sail University is in Winter Park, Florida, a scenic and vibrant area located just outside of Orlando - one of the most visited cities in the whole state. The Full Sail campus is unique and more like a collaborative creative studio than a typical college campus. Full of live venues, production studios, a backlot, and other opportunities for hands-on learning, the whole campus is designed to promote creativity and innovation. At Full Sail University you are always likely to run into a film shoot or a band recording in the studio; the campus attracts passionate, interesting people from all around the world who come together to create a diverse community centered around collaboration and creativity.
Full Sail University introduces the International Momentum Scholarship program. This program is designed to offer assistance to qualified individuals passionate about a career in the entertainment and media industries. The International Momentum Scholarship program will award eligible online candidates up to $20,000 for a bachelor’s degree program or up to $10,000 for an associate’s or master’s degree program.
In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for an International Momentum Scholarship must:
The International office at Full Sail University is always available to help with any questions or needs that a student might have. From information on daily needs like opening a bank account, getting a driver’s license, and assistance with visa status, students can visit the International Student Center, where informed advisors are there to answer any questions. Thorough scholarship assistance is also available through the Scholarship Guide, housing information available through the Housing Handbook, and career development services available through the Career Development department.
Full Sail University offers a broad spectrum of immersive, hands on classes in a number of creative disciplines. From programs in Art & Design, Film & Television, Games, and Music & Recording to programs in Business, Media & Communications, Technology, and Sports, Full Sail University has a place for everyone to bring out their inner creative ability and let it flourish. Full Sail University offers both in campus and online classes, so you can personalize your learning environment to ensure that it promotes personal, academic, professional, and creative growth in all areas of your life.
The Full Sail administration has taken a number of safety measures to help keep their students, faculty, and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of these measures, Full Sail was able to welcome some of their students back to campus in July of 2020, and more and more students have started to return since. Now, every student enrolled in an on-campus degree program is able to safely participate in all campus activities. The Full Sail coronavirus response earned the school an award, the Golden Bridge Award, across three categories because of how safely and effectively it combatted the spread of the virus. This response includes but isn’t limited to:
Mask mandate on campus
Check-in stations with temperature checks
Social distancing guidelines posted around campus
Hand sanitizer kiosks
Single-occupancy restroom and elevator requirements
Intensified sanitization procedures
Aventus Health Testing Site on campus
Recently, Lyka Segura, a graduate of Full Sail University’s Cloud Technologies bachelor’s program, started working as a cloud infrastructure architect for Amazon Web Services. There her job is designing and deploying cloud-based technologies to help companies access and manage large amounts of data. In order to do this, someone needs to have an in-depth, intuitive understanding of computing systems, computer languages, and system architectures. Lyka cites her Full Sail University education as one of the key factors in her journey to success.
After graduating from Full Sail’s Recording Arts program, Bianca Pernice sent her resume out to several recording studios, including the famed Hit Factory in Miami. She is working to become a freelance mixing engineer with hopes of eventually transitioning to sound for movies.
"Full Sail graduates have been a part of my life and I didn’t even realize it," Bianca shares "Growing up in Chicago, I listened to Missy Elliott, Timbaland, TLC; the list goes on and on. It’s serendipitous that so many Full Sail alumni have worked with those artists and helped create the music I grew up listening to."
Major: Recording Arts
Study Area: Recording Arts
"Working on the front end and the back end is a great experience, it helped me see how things work," says Sean Casey. While he was a Web Design & Development student, Sean contacted Full Sail’s Career Development department for the opportunity to intern for AssistRX. Sean says working, the company offered him a full-time position right after graduation. Having first worked on the front end of development before moving to the back end has helped him see how the entire company works.
Major: Web Design and Development
Study Area: Web Design & Development
After graduating from Full Sail’s Game Development program, Mark Diaz reached out to a Gaming Advisor who put him in contact with the HR manager of id Software. Mark submitted his resume, took their test, and was offered a job after an on-site interview. Mark shares, “I’m really looking forward to getting caught up on what all the systems in the game engine do.”
Major: Gaming Development
Study Area: Game Design & Development
Our daily lives depend on technology in so many subtle ways that we may not even be aware of, so there is endless room for creativity and innovation in the field of technology. Whether it’s through computer science, cybersecurity, game development, information technology, mobile development, simulation and visualization, web development, or anything else you can imagine, Full Sail University has an online technology degree that will help you bring out your own creative brilliance.