Veteran Applicants

The Registrar’s Office certifies enrollment for Woodbury University students who apply and are eligible for educational assistance administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Registrar’s Office processes all applications and forwards enrollment certifications to VA regional offices, provides assistance to students with problems that relate to VA educational (or covered) programs, and maintains a reference file on all VA students for up to three years.

VETERAN FINANCIAL Aid INFORMATION

Freshman Applicants

Prospective students are current high school seniors and have not graduated from high school at the time of university application. A high school equivalency certificate or GED may be considered on an individual basis.

Freshman Domestic GPA Requirements (Domestic/American University)

The (Domestic/American University) Freshman GPA Requirement is 2.50 minimum for all programs.

 

Application 

Select and submit one of the following applications along with a $75 nonrefundable application fee.

WOODBURY APPLICATION

In order to complete your application, all required sections of the Woodbury Application must be complete, including submission of required admissions documents uploaded through the page. If you apply using the Woodbury Application, a Common Application is not required.

COMMON APPLICATION

In order to complete your application, all required sections must be submitted on the Common Application website, including required supplemental questions. If you apply using the Common Application, a Woodbury Application is not required.

Transcripts

High school transcripts that include 11th grade are required for all applicants who have not yet graduated at the time of application.  Upon acceptance, and prior to enrollment, a final official transcript indicating graduation must be submitted.

Electronic Submission
Woodbury Application – Upload unofficial transcripts to the Woodbury Application, or submit official transcripts via eScrip-Safe.

Common Application – Official high school transcripts can be submitted through the Common Application process.

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

College Entrance Exams

(Optional)

Woodbury University is test optional. Freshman applicants are not required to submit SAT I or ACT scores, but can submit to help strengthen their applications. Contact your testing center to have your scores submitted and reference Woodbury University code listed below.

Woodbury University Codes:

  • SAT I: 4955
  • ACT: 0481

Letters of Recommendation

(Optional)

Applicants may submit academic letters of recommendation from high school teachers, counselors and/or employers.

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

Mail Submission
Letters of recommendation can also be mailed to:

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

Personal Essay

(Optional)

Select one of the three topics below and write a 500 word personal essay. Upload the essay directly through the Woodbury Application or Common Application.

  1. Name a difficult and/or challenging experience you have faced in your life. Discuss how it has helped make you the person you are today.
  2. Why is Woodbury University a good college choice for you? Why have you chosen your major?
  3. Indicate a person who has had significant influence on you, and describe that influence.

Portfolio Requirements

Priority Deadline: March 1st

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.

ANIMATION SLIDEROOM – SPRING 2018

ANIMATION SLIDEROOM –  FALL 2018 

Graphic Design Slideroom – SPRING 2018

GRAPHIC DESIGN SLIDEROOM – FALL 2018

 

Admissions Counselor

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

Transfer Applicants

Transfer applicants are high school graduates who have completed a minimum of 24 transferable units at the time of application. Any applicant with fewer than 24 units at the time of application should apply as a freshman.

Transfer GPA Requirements (Domestic/American University)

The (Domestic/American University) Transfer GPA Requirement is 2.50 mininum for all programs.

Application

Select and submit one of the following applications along with a $75 nonrefundable application fee.

WOODBURY APPLICATION

In order to complete your application, all required sections of the Woodbury Application must be complete, including submission of required admissions documents uploaded through the page. If you apply using the Woodbury Application, a Common Application is not required.

COMMON APPLICATION

In order to complete your application, all required sections must be submitted on the Common Application website, including required supplemental questions. If you apply using the Common Application, a Woodbury Application is not required.

Transcripts

Official transcripts are required from all colleges/universities attended. Official high school transcripts are required for students who have not completed an associates degree.

Electronic Submission
Woodbury Application – For review purposes only, unofficial college and high school transcripts can be uploaded.  Official transcripts must be subsequently submitted via eScrip-Safe.

Common Application – College and high school transcripts can be submitted electronically.

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

Letters of Recommendation

(Optional)

Applicants may submit academic or professional letters of recommendation from instructors.

Electronic Submission
Upload letters of recommendation directly thru the Woodbury Application or Common Application.

Mail Submission
Letters of recommendation can also be mailed to:

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

Personal Essay

(Optional)

Select one of the three topics below and write a 500 word personal essay. Upload the essay directly thru the Woodbury Application or Common Application.

  1. Name a difficult and/or challenging experience you have faced in your life. Discuss how it has helped make you the person you are today.
  2. Why is Woodbury University a good college choice for you? Why have you chosen your major?
  3. Indicate a person who has had significant influence on you, and describe that influence.

Portfolio Requirements

Priority Deadline: March 1st

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.

ANIMATION  – SPRING 2018

ANIMATION –  FALL 2018 

UNDERGRADUATE ARCHITECTURE – SPRING 2018

UNDERGRADUATE ARCHITECTURE – FALL 2018

Graphic Design – SPRING 2018

GRAPHIC DESIGN – FALL 2018

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE – SPRING 2018

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE – FALL 2018

Admissions Counselor

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

International Applicants

In addition to the above list, the following documentation is required:

Freshman and Transfer GPA Requirements

Freshman and Transfer International GPA Requirement is 2.50 minimum for all programs.

Transcripts

Submit certified English translation of all non-English documents along with official transcripts. Woodbury University will complete a course-by-course foreign credential evaluation from a NACES-approved organization.

English Proficiency

Provide proof of English proficiency by submitting one of the following test scores taken within two years of the date of application

  • Minimum TOEFL of 61 (ibt)
  • Minimum IELTS of 6.0

OR

  • Completion of a transferable English composition course (non-ESL) with a grade of C or better, from an accredited U.S. college or university
  • Completion of an accredited English language program with the highest proficiency level, from the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA), or the American Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).

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 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.

Additional Resources