Statement of Intent
Congratulations on being offered admission to Woodbury University! To notify us of your college decision and your reasons for that decision, please complete this form. After completing the Statement of Intent Form, if you have chosen to attend Woodbury, you will get a follow-up email with information on how to submit your non-refundable commitment deposit of $500.
Statement of Intent form
Use this link to submit your housing application. The housing deposit of $450 is separate from the Admissions commitment deposit of $500.
Register online for your placement exam(s), (if applicable).
Placement Exam Registration
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 in the mail.
- To receive maximum state and federal awards, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online beginning October 1. Woodbury’s FAFSA code: 001343
B. California Residents –
- Apply for California State Scholarship Programs -Cal Grant A and B. The Cal Grant Application has two components which must be completed by the March 2nd deadline. The first step is filling out the grant application form, either the FAFSA or Dream Act application. The second step is submitting the student’s official GPA using the Cal Grant GPA Verification form. To check your application status, create an account online at https://mygrantinfo.csac.ca.gov or contact them at 888-CA GRANT (888-224-7268)
After registering for placement exams (if needed), students need to register for Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR). During SOAR, you will register for classes, obtain your Woodbury student ID, and get to know the campus resources, staff and faculty. Architecture and Interior Architecture students must select a shop safety class to attend after SOAR.
Submit all of your final transcripts.
- First-year freshman students: Submit final official high school transcripts with graduation date indicated.
- College/university transfer students: Submit updated college transcripts reflecting completion of your most recent semester attended, proof of your senior high school graduation, and if applicable, proof of your community college graduation.
Tuition Due Date
For traditional undergraduate students, this Frequently Asked Questions document will provide guidance on when tuition is due, the different methods of payment accepted, deferment options, and much more.
Form I-20 Documentation
A Form I-20 is generated after applicant has accepted the offer of admission by submitting their non-refundable 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 I-20 Sponsor Form 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 university 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.
For more information on travel and immigration, financial services and living in the United States: