The University enrolls about 19,300 undergraduate and graduate students from across the United States and around the world. Campus facilities include more than 110 studios and production environments. Full Sail employs professional instructors that also have industry experience, many still working in their respective fields.
Full Sail has received national recognition from media giants like Rolling Stones and UNleashed Magazine, as well as the recipients of multiple awards from the United States Distance Learning Association, including the 2011 21st Century Best Practices Award. The University was also honored with the New Media Consortium Excellence Award in 2011.
Full Sail University offers 44-degree programs, extending from certificates to master’s degrees that target the entertainment and gaming industries. Degrees are housed in the following schools:
- Art School
- Film School
- Music School
- Game School
- Business School
- Design School.
The University promotes an innovative approach to teaching that offers project-based curriculum. Additionally, Full Sail’s Global Professionalism Standard Program (GPS) incorporates grades with added factors of preparedness, character, and compliance to policy expectations, in order to best track student progress.
DISTANCE AND ONLINE EDUCATION
The online program, developed in 2007, targets similar creative and business strategies giving students the flexibility and convenience to complete asynchronous degrees off-campus. Students enrolled in the online program can choose from fourteen different bachelor’s degrees, eleven master’s programs, and two graduate certificates. Topics of study range from media design and music production to the entertainment business and digital cinematography.
For instance, students might choose to either pursue a Master of Science in Innovation & Entrepreneurship or a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology. With the increased demand for mobile devices and tablet computers, the 32-month Bachelor’s in Mobile Development focuses on design, programming and usability to equip students with a broad portfolio.
Full Sail offers multiple support services for online students, some of which include student advising, informative seminars, technical support, and a comprehensive Media Center database. Full Sail also operates an International Student Center and provides services for students with disabilities.
Full Sail University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges and licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education.
Sector Of Institution:Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
Highest Level Of Offering:Master's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:9,450
Percent Admitted:Open Admissions
Calendar System:Other academic year
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