Full Sail University

private university Estd 1979
Winter Park, Florida, USA
Full Sail University

Established in 1979, Full Sail University is a privately-owned for-profit educational institution in Florida. It was founded as a recording studio called Full Sail Productions. In 1980, the studio was shifted to Florida and started offering several video and film-making courses. Formerly based in the city of Dayton, the campus was shifted to Winter Park in the year 1989. The university has accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

The university campus is located in Winter Park, Florida, just outside of Orlando. Spread over a 210-acre area, the campus features a Hollywood-style film backlot, spacious classrooms, state-of-the-art soundstages, and 110 plus studios and labs. The campus also features The Fortress, an 11,200-square-foot esports platform that can accommodate about 500 spectators. Full Sail University does not offer housing facilities on the campus. It has around 30 apartment complexes located within a walking distance. Various movie theatres, concert halls, music and sports venues, museums, parody clubs, shopping centers, and several nightlife options are within an easy reach from the campus. World’s top theme park capitals the Walt Disney World, Sea World Orlando and Universal Orlando are within 48 km of the campus.

Full Sail University offers a plethora of associate, undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. The programs are mainly focused on media and entertainment-related studies such as media communication, film production, audio creation, animation, technology, and video game design. It also offers a small range of courses in games, sports, and business. The university has also developed a VR classroom app called Rumii in partnership with Doghead Simulations. The app facilitates undergraduates to take online lessons on different subjects. With theoretical lessons and practicals, the university aims at providing real-world industry experience and devising creative problem-solving systems.

The university has a partnership with WWE, which provides students with opportunities to produce WWE NXT tapings and contributes to enormous scholarship funds for students. ESPN and Wargaming are the other two partners of the university. The International Student Society promotes community learning and provides opportunities for students to learn and celebrate diverse cultures and traditions. It manages the Alumni Ambassador Program and ISS Mentorship Program and organizes several events and workshops on the campus. At present, the institution has more than 19,000 students and 2,060 full-time equivalent employees.

Full Sail University has many distinguished alumni who are remarkably successful and big names in their fields today. Some notable names in the alumni list include Michael Barber (Musician and Entrepreneur), Adam Wingard (Director, Editor, and Cinematographer), Corrin Campbell (Singer), Sebastian Krys (Audio Engineer), Deraj (American Hip-Hop Musician), Chad Crawford (TV Presenter), Ryan Connolly (Filmmaker and Presenter), Collie Buddz (Singer), Mohammad Alavi (Famous Video Game Developer), Ashish Manchanda (Entertainment Entrepreneur), Steven C. Miller (Screenwriter and Director), Phil Tan (Audio Engineer), Scott Stenzel (American Racing Driver), and Adam Best (Author, Entrepreneur, and Producer). The university has designed a Hall of Fame to recognize and honor their accomplishments.

MS in Game Design
  • Duration - 12 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 26.4 Lakh

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MFA in Film Production
  • Duration - 12 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 22.7 Lakh

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BS in Computer Animation
  • Duration - 20 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 39.1 Lakh

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BS in Game Development
  • Duration - 20 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 38.7 Lakh

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MS in Entertainment Business
  • Duration - 12 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 27.8 Lakh

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BS in Film
  • Duration - 20 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 35.4 Lakh

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BS in Music Production
  • Duration - 20 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 33 Lakh

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BS in Entertainment Business
  • Duration - 20 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 29.4 Lakh

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BS in Game Art
  • Duration - 20 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 38.7 Lakh

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BS in Computer Science
  • Duration - 20 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 38.7 Lakh

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BS in Media Communications
  • Duration - 20 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 26.4 Lakh

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BS in Recording Arts
  • Duration - 20 Months
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 33 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MIM - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
PTE - 53 & Above
BBA - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
PTE - 53 & Above
MS - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
PTE - 53 & Above
MFA - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
PTE - 53 & Above
BE/Btech - 4 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
PTE - 53 & Above
Other Courses - 4 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
PTE - 53 & Above

Admission Requirement

Application feesNo Fees

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MIM - 1 Course1 YearINR 27.8L
USD 38,000
BBA - 1 Course1.7 YearsINR 29.4L
USD 40,176
MS - 1 Course12 MonthsINR 26.4L
USD 36,000
MFA - 1 Course1 YearINR 22.7L
USD 31,000
BE/Btech - 4 Courses1.7 YearsINR 38.7L - 39.1L
USD 52,776 - 53,424
Other Courses - 4 Courses1.7 YearsINR 26.4L - 35.4L
USD 36,000 - 48,300
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