Admitted Students

Graduate Programs

Statement of Intent

Submit the Statement of Intent (enclosed in your admit packet), along with your nonrefundable commitment deposit of $500, to the Office of Admissions.


Housing Application

Use this link to submit your housing application. The housing deposit of $500 is separate from the Admissions commitment deposit of $500.


Financial Aid

Apply for financial aid by choosing the category that best describes you (A or B) and follow those instructions:

A. U.S. Domestic Students – U.S. citizens, green card holders, or U.S. asylees or refugees

  • Review and complete any financial aid documents you receive.
  • To receive maximum graduate student loans, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online beginning October 1. The FAFSA application deadline is March 2. Woodbury’s FAFSA code: 001343.

B. International Students – Applicants who need an F-1 nonimmigrant visa to attend Woodbury.

  • International students residing outside the U.S.- Woodbury will issue a new I-20 upon receipt of all I-20 documents.


  • International students residing in the U.S. on F-1 visa status – The U.S. institution currently holding your I-20 SEVIS record must complete a Woodbury Transfer I-20 Form. Upon transfer and release of your SEVIS record you will be issued a Woodbury I-20.


Woodbury has developed a truly vibrant environment that promotes cultural diversity and cross-cultural communication throughout the university. International students will experience opportunities to connect with the campus community and experience the culture of the United States and Southern California. Specialized resources are available for students throughout their education involving individual attention, advisement, academic support and student life support.

For more information on travel and immigration, financial services and living in the United States:



During orientation, you will register for classes, obtain your Woodbury student ID, and get to know the campus resources, staff and faculty.

Groundwork – Master of Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture San Diego Campus only

In addition to our regular semester classes, all incoming MArch students attending the San Diego Campus are required to participate in Groundwork an intensive 2-week program, prior to their first semester at Woodbury. During this course students receive 10 days of instruction that introduce students to tools and concepts including digital drawing, analog modeling, software, fabrication, and local design and research resources. 3 units of graduate credit are awarded for the successful completion of the Groundwork program.

Master of Architecture Burbank Campius students are not required to take Groundwork

Master of Science in Architecture students are not required to take Groundwork.

Master of Interior Architecture

Register for Orientation