Applying to Graduate Programs

Graduate application requirements for domestic students

The following information is for domestic applicants to graduate programs only. International applicants should visit the International Applicants page. 

Application Deadlines

Here are the deadlines for applying to our graduate programs.

These programs include: Master of Architecture, Master of Interior Architecture, Master of Science in Architecture and Master of Science in Architecture in Real Estate Development (San Diego campus only.)

Students can enter these program in the Fall semester only.

Priority Deadline January 15

Applications will be accepted after the priority deadline until maximum enrollment is reached.

View semester start dates in the Academic Calendar.

Academic Calendar

Priority Deadline for Fall Semester: July 1
Priority Deadline for Spring Semester: November 1

Applications will be accepted after the priority deadlines until maximum enrollment is reached.

View semester start dates in the Academic Calendar.

Academic Calendar

Here's what you need to know

This page provides the information that domestic applicants need in order to apply for graduate admission to Woodbury. Applicants seeking admission into a graduate program are expected to have completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution prior to application submission.

The following information is for domestic graduate applicants only. Prospective international applicants should visit the International Applicants page.

Once your application is processed, an admissions counselor will contact you and inform you if further documentation is needed to complete your application.

Complete the application and submit the $75 nonrefundable application fee.

WOODBURY APPLICATION

In order to process your application, all sections must be complete, including submission of required admissions documents uploaded through the page.

Woodbury University is a member of The Architecture Centralized Application Service (ArchCAS), a marketplace for prospective architecture students to research participating architecture programs and to apply to as many participating Master’s in Architecture programs as they desire with one application portal.

Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended are required, regardless of credit received or courses completed. These records must confirm that a bachelor’s degree has been granted from a regionally-accredited institution.

Electronic Submission
Woodbury Application – Upload unofficial transcripts to the Woodbury Application, or submit official transcripts via Parchment, Naviance and The National Clearinghouse.

Mail Submission
Official transcripts through mail submission, must include an original signature of the school official(s) and be sealed in an unopened envelope. Transcripts should be mailed to:

Woodbury University
Office of Admissions
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91504-7846

Submit three professional and/or academic letters of recommendation.

Electronic Submission
Upload letters of recommendation directly through the Woodbury Application.

School of Business

Electronically submit a two-or-three-page essay via our online application system describing your qualifications for acceptance into the MBA program. Address your leadership potential, motivational aptitude, and career goals. Discuss how Woodbury’s MBA will assist you in accomplishing your goals.

School of Architecture

Electronically submit a one-or-two-page essay via our online application that describes your educational and/or professional background, and your reason for pursuing a graduate architectural education at Woodbury’s School of Architecture.

Master of Science Architecture ONLY
Research Statement

Submit a one-or-two-page essay outlining your specific area(s) of interest and identifying any faculty members you feel could serve as an advisor for your work. We are only able to accommodate students whose research interests match that of a faculty member who is able to serve as an advisor.

 

Electronically submit a professional resume or curriculum vitae via our online application system. This information should list your academic research, professional experience, and/or published works.

May be requested by the department upon review of a completed application.

School of Architecture

All graduate design applicants are required to submit a portfolio of creative work conveying the scope of their design sensibilities when applying for the Master of Architecture (M.Arch.), Master of Interior Architecture (M.I.A.), Master of Science in Architecture (M.S.Arch.), and Master of Science in Architecture, Real Estate Development (M.S.Arch. RED) programs.

Submit your portfolio via the SlideRoom link below. A nominal fee will be charged by SlideRoom for this service. Full instructions are listed on the site. For general artwork, we recommend scanned images rather than photos for best resolution. URLs can also be submitted by uploading a PDF or document containing the link. Requirements can be found on the Slideroom site.

The GMAT/GRE are not a requirement for admission to any of Woodbury’s graduate programs.