Full Sail University Reviews

2.69 out of 5 stars
(150 Reviews)
42% of 150 students said this degree improved their career prospects
47% of 150 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

1.0 out of 5 stars
Daniel - 2/3/2020
Degree: Video Game Design
Graduation Year: 2023
"They failed to tell you that all the documentation that they need in a string you on for a month then roll team it is a joke their whole entire criteria of accepting students is practically unexcusable and after I had my high school diploma I was told that I need to take a GED test in order to enroll in their school as if they were saying I did not get my high school diploma. what a joke don't anyone come to this school they are absolutely terrible. Any other school that I've tried to apply for accepting me no problem this is the only school that gives you half answers in gives you the runaround as you're trying to call them in receive information they are absolutely . No sense of time and how urgent things are I definitely will say do not waste your time with Full Sail you might as well go to California where they will give you the best video game designing school in America. These guys are not even raid in the top 50 and I can see why no class absolutely terrible. No be on their team seems to be on the same page whatsoever I have had to go through and tell these people how to do their job after speaking to their Associates once again I will say with emphasis save your money do not go in debt over a school that is not going to get you anything you desire but waste your time."
1.0 out of 5 stars
Wasteoftime - 12/6/2019
Degree: Art & Design
Graduation Year: 2019
"I went to Full Sail for both my Bachelor’s and Master’s. A year later after my Master’s I have nothing to show for it. I even got certified in Avid Media Composer and that didn’t help. All the leads that career counseling gives out are jokes. Most are unpaid internships which only benefit the students with rich parents since Mommy and Daddy will pay for everything any ways."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Varner - 11/21/2019
Degree: Instructional Technology
Graduation Year: 2017
"I earned a Masters of Science in Instructional Design and Technology. The program was one of the most challenging things I've done in my life. Good things are worth working hard for, and it was very hard and demanding. I'm much better off for completing it. So if you're lazy, don't attend Full Sail. I was able to secure a job as an ID about 9 months after I graduated. The career services department helped me get my job (Thank you Wendy!). I love my new career and credit Full Sail for it. Thank you to my professors and classmates!"
5.0 out of 5 stars
Working - 11/20/2019
Degree: Film Production
Graduation Year: 1996
"I graduated from Full Sail's film program in the mid-nineties and have remained fairly up to date with the school in the years following, visiting once or twice per year to speak to students and faculty during their Hall of Fame and BTS events. I'm consistently impressed by instructors and staff, and the level of dedication to ensuring a useful learning experience. Lots of practical application and labs, and -- above all -- a focus on commercial viability post-graduation. I've been a working television producer for 20 of the 23 years since my graduation, and had plenty of opportunity early on to dig into new gigs knowing more than the guy or gal sitting next to me on many occasions. In my class alone, several have gone on to great careers, one notably becoming one of the largest providers of sound effects for motion pictures and television. If there's any downside to the school, it's that it communicates early on that they're about learning over enablism. Professionalism counts, and the "ain't it cool" factor quickly turns to "this is hard, but still cool." If you're someone who can't take notes or direction, doesn't believe the notion of film, music, or anything else is a collaborative effort, or thinks that you'll be graduating straight into a six figure gig, think twice. As the marketing says, they'll take your dream seriously. They will not, however, take delusion seriously. This place is about the tech, the work, and preparing yourself for the real world."
2.0 out of 5 stars
L. G. - 9/22/2019
Degree: Creative Writing
Graduation Year: 2022
"The admissions in this school is the worst! They kept losing my documents. There was no consistency and I was lied to and condescended to. It was a totally stressful and disgusting experience. I was admitted but I left before I Started and chose a much better university."
1.0 out of 5 stars
Phil - 9/11/2019
Degree: Film Production
Graduation Year: 2018
"I'm really disappointed with my experience with full sail University. My experience is that this school doesn't care about it's students. Many of the teachers are lazy and unprofessional. Most of my teachers were really arrogant and not teaching me current material. They give you assignments that you can find on YouTube yourself and the school doesn't on the material. I felt misled by the Full Sail and taking advantage of. I highly recommend NOT attending full sail."
2.1 out of 5 stars
Steven Lavendier - 9/7/2019
Degree: Art & Design
Graduation Year: 2012
"I feel that the college was very knowledgeable about the information they provided, however, they had not adequately prepared me for the professional world. That, and they are not regionally accredited, only nationally accredited. This means that anyone looking to switch industries, like becoming a teacher or some other professional position, would not be able to go into it without other adequate education, which is what I had to do in order to switch gears and become an educator. That, and it was very expensive, not really telling students how much it would really cost them overall."
1.0 out of 5 stars
R. Wy. - 8/19/2019
Degree: Web Design
Graduation Year: 2018
"Wow. Where to start. The grad date that was entered was when I was supposed to start. Thats if the program wasn't changed, failed due to plagiarism of code (something that isn't even real), issues with the "instructors" not teaching properly, and passive aggressiveness from all of the business office. They will also fail to send the IRS information in order to prove you were enrolled in their fraudulent "degree" programs. I would suggest that you NOT attend this horrible school. You'll be stuck paying for a degree you don't have because they won't allow you to finish the track you were on when you enrolled if the program language changes. Which, by the way, happened 5 or 6 times while I was enrolled."
1.0 out of 5 stars
Travis C Halbesleben - 8/6/2019
Degree: Video Game Design
Graduation Year: 2022
"I was on track they had me started but then they said oh wait no we can accept you because of your criminal history so yea if you have a criminal history trying to change your life don't go here they are judgmental cricked assholes!!!Good luck with this 125000 dollars for a bachelors!!"
3.5 out of 5 stars
Zach - 6/19/2019
Degree: Cloud Computing
Graduation Year: 2020
"4 months in and I enjoy it for the most part. Expect long hours between lecture/lab and homework some months 40 hours a week cumulative time spent. Little time for work so you will need a solid support structure. Six of us in a class for my degree program most veterans so that helps a bunch. GI bill is the only reason I am going here very expensive school so keep that in mind."