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Full Sail University is a private for-profit institution located in Winter Park, Florida. The suburban atmosphere of Winter Park makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

197 Undergraduate Degrees
7 Graduate Degrees

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Full Sail University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Full Sail University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Online Computer Programming Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Full Sail University?

Location of Full Sail University

Contact details for Full Sail University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3300 University Blvd, Winter Park, FL 32792-7429
Phone: 407-679-0100

How Do I Get Into Full Sail University?

You can apply to Full Sail University online at:

Since Full Sail University has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Full Sail University?

69% Take Out Loans
13.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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

18,577 Full-Time Undergraduates
28% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are also 1,593 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 18,577 full-time undergraduates at Full Sail University, 72% are male and 28% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Full Sail University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Full Sail University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Full Sail University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 459
Black or African American 4,776
Hispanic or Latino 3,196
White 7,141
International Students 91
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,914

Geographic Diversity

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

14,554 Took All Classes Online
19,722 Took At Least One Class Online
4.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 31 bachelor’s degree and 17 master’s degree programs available online at Full Sail University. In 2017-2018, 19,722 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Full Sail University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 14th 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 #83 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
Artificial Intelligence 50%
Computer Information Systems 50%
Information Technology 19%
Information Technology Management 19%
Other Computer Programming 50%
Other Computer Software & Media Applications 43%

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.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Computer Programming #2
Other Computer Software & Media Applications #2
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration #2
App Specific Computer Programming #3
Information Technology Management #6
Web & Multimedia Design #7
Computer Software & Applications #10
Computer Programming #10
Information Technology #47

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 Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Computer Science 15 71 0 86
Other Computer Programming 13 47 0 60
Information Technology Management 6 20 0 26
Artificial Intelligence 0 18 0 18
Other Computer Software & Media Applications 0 0 7 7
App Specific Computer Programming 0 3 0 3
Web & Multimedia Design 0 2 0 2
General Computer Programming 0 1 0 1
Computer Graphics 0 1 0 1
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration 0 0 0 0
Modeling, Virtual Environments & Simulation 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 34 163 7 204


*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.

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