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Study at Full Sail Real World Education

Full Sail University was founded in 1979 as Full Sail Real World Education. It was established by Jon Phelps as a recording studio workshop. The university adopted its present name on March 24, 2008. Full Sail University's campus is spread out across an area of more than 175 acres in Winter Park, Florida. The university confers various associates, bachelors and masters degrees to its students.

Darren Lynn Bousman, the director of Saw II, Saw III, and Saw IV; Sangam Gupta, the Chief Executive officer of Trine Games; David Farmer, the Sound Designer of King Kong; and JD Harmeyer, the Media Producer of The Howard Stern Show all attended Full Sail.

Profile of Full Sail Real World Education

Full Sail Real World Education is in a large suburb, in Winter Park, FL. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at Full Sail Real World Education earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Students and faculty are generally focused on one of the school's main fields of study. The most common major fields study at Full Sail Real World Education include design, music, drama and performing arts, photography and commercial art, and computer science and engineering.

Full Sail Real World Education Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as the school offers open admission. Full Sail Real World Education attracts a fair number of students from out of state.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools.

Student Enrolment

Full Sail Real World Education, in 2007, had 6, 150 students (6, 150 full-time equivalent). The Student Enrolment at the school is overwhelmingly male.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Full Sail Real World Education (Full Sail) provides its students with extensive instruction in creative media, offering Baccalaureate of Science Degrees in Game Design and Development, Entertainment Business, Film, Digital Art and Design and Computer Animation together with Associate of Science Degrees in Recording Arts and Show Production and Touring. Full Sails unique style of training is geared to maximize hands-on experience and provide solid, practical knowledge that will further graduates realization of career goals in the media communications and the entertainment media industries. Full Sails educational philosophy is based upon three simple, vital principles. 1. Provide hands-on training on current, industry-respected equipment. 2. Center the education in the heart of the industry that it serves. 3. Staff the school with instructors who are current professionals, active in their respective fields of expertise. "

Full Sail Real World Education Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Music1, 089various music studies
Computer Science and Engineering663computer support, computer programming
Photography and Commercial Art565cinematography
Business and Management533business
Design365design and applied arts
Drama and Performing Arts200theatre design
Liberal Arts173interdisciplinary studies

Contact: Full Sail Real World Education

Full Sail Real World Education

3300 University Blvd

Winter Park, FL 32792-7429

General Phone: (407) 679-0100

http://www.fullsail. com

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