Now that you’ve been admitted to Woodbury, here’s what you need to do:
Congratulations on your acceptance to Woodbury University! We’re excited to welcome you into our community. On this page you will find the information that you need in order to enroll in your new program.
Submit your non-refundable Commitment Deposit to confirm your enrollment at Woodbury. The Commitment Deposit is $500 for both Domestic and International students.
If you wish to live on campus (Burbank campus only), please use the link below to submit your housing application.
Please note that the housing deposit is separate from the Commitment Deposit.
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):
1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning October 1 to receive maximum state and federal awards.
(Woodbury’s FAFSA code: 001343.)
The FAFSA application deadline is March 2.
2. California Residents ONLY may apply for the appropriate California State Scholarship Programs (CAL Grant A, B) no later than March 2.
The FAFSA and GPA verification
forms must be filed by this deadline.
B. CALIFORNIA DREAM ACT STUDENTS/AB 540 (dream.csac.ca.gov/) :
• To qualify for AB 540, students must have attended a California high school for at least 3 years OR have graduated early from a California high school with the equivalent of at least 3 years of credit.
All undergraduate students are required to register and take English and math placement exams. For students who are transferring coursework in order to be waived out of exams, a transfer evaluation will be completed by Woodbury and the student will be notified if they have been waived out of placement exams.
Determining which placement exam to register for:
Register for your placement exam(s) by visiting woodbury.edu/soar or using the link below. Placement exam(s) must be completed before attending Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR).
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.
In addition to registering for SOAR, international students must also register for International Orientation. You will learn about the required legal and institutional responsibilities to maintain your status.
Attendance at orientation is mandatory for all new students.
If you are a first-year freshman student, submit final official high school transcripts with graduation date listed. All official AP score reports must also be submitted, if applicable.
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, completed associate degree.
For traditional undergraduate students, this Frequently Asked Questions document below will provide guidance on when tuition is due, the different methods of payment accepted, deferment options, and much more. More information will be covered about tuition due date and payment plans during orientation.
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:
Submission of falsified documentation will result in university admission denial or termination after enrollment.
For more information on travel and immigration, financial services and living in the United States: