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.

STATEMENT OF INTENT

Housing Application

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

HOUSING APPLICATION

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.

I-20 DOCUMENTATION

  • 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.

TRANSFER I-20 FORM

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:

MORE INFORMATION

Orientation

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

ORIENTATION REGISTRATION

 

Form I-20 Documentation

A Form I-20 is generated after applicant has accepted the offer of admission by submitting their nonrefundable commitment deposit along with the following documentation:

  • Passport – Submit a copy of applicants’ passport, along with that of any dependents who will apply for an F-2 visa.
  • Financial Guarantee – Submit proof of financial support in the form of a bank statement dated within the last six months. Financial support must be sufficient to cover student expenses for one full academic year. Bank statements must be original, and on letterhead from a checking, savings, or time deposit account. Brokerage (stock funds), real estate, or any other non-liquid assets are not acceptable. All bank statements must be in English and in U.S. dollar currency or its foreign equivalence. An Affidavit of Support is required for any document which is not in the name of the applicant.

I-20 International Student Sponsor Form

  • Transfer I-20 Form – The Transfer I-20 Form is only required for applicants who are currently in the United States with an F-1 visa granted by another institution.

TRANSFER I-20 FORM

Submission of falsified documentation will result in admission denial or termination after enrollment.

International Resources and Support

  • 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.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES