High School Academy

College-Level Classes Offered to 11th and 12th Graders this Summer

Woodbury University’s High School Academy (HSA) program offers 11th and 12th-grade students an opportunity to explore college life while earning real credits over summer break. Earn college credit in courses like our Architecture Lab, offered through Woodbury’s top ranked and NAAB accredited School of Architecture or an Art & Design Portfolio course offered through our top-ranked and creative School of Media : Culture : Design.


Classes are held twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning June 20 through July 27, and are held from 9 am – 2 pm or 9 am – 12:45 pm, depending on your program of interest. Check out more information by clicking the + below over your program of interest. 


Take advantage of our Early Bird Discount today! If you sign your student up by Wednesday, May 31, you’ll receive a discounted tuition rate of $295! This means you’ll be paying as little as $25 for each class! If you enroll after Thursday, June 1st, 2023 at 12:01 AM PST, you’ll receive our regular enrollment rate $350.


How do I register my student?

Registration is quick and easy!

  1. Click the + for the program you’re interested in, and then click ‘Register Here
  2. Fill out the entire form and submit payment


Develop your Design Portfolio for College Credit!

T/Th 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM |  2-unit studio course

Offered through our School of Architecture, the Architecture Lab at Woodbury is a college-credit summer program that introduces students to the practice and profession of architecture and interior design through Woodbury University’s exceptional architecture and interior design programs. Students will be taught and mentored by some of the brightest and most creative minds in the industry over the six-week academy program and are exposed to all aspects of the creative process, from drawing, making, 3D printing, and laser cutting to digital fabrication and portfolio development.

About Woodbury University’s School of Architecture:

Our undergraduate program is ranked 18 in country, all of the Architecture programs are STEM-designated, and our school is one of only 22 schools nationwide offering the National Council of Architecture Registration Board’s Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) program. Students are mentored by a faculty comprised of active architects, academics, and designers, and are educated as entrepreneurs and cultural builders equally committed to professional practice, theoretical discourse, and technological inquiry


Prerequisites: none.
Textbook + Supplies Fee: Approximately $130.00

Register here

The Art & Design Portfolio

T/Th 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM |  2-unit studio course

Offered through our School of Media : Culture : Design,  this course gives students the opportunity to develop their design and drawing skills and create work for their college entrance portfolio. A strong emphasis is placed on developing creative design concepts, gaining practical problem-solving skills, and learning the fundamentals of freehand observational drawing, and the course culminates in a project of the students’ choice related to the professions of Graphic Design, Game Art & Design, Fashion Design, or Animation

About Woodbury University’s School of Media : Culture : Design

The School of Media : Culture : Design (MCD) is a thriving, dynamic school offering many challenging degree paths designed to cultivate the next generation of creative professionals. Our students are encouraged to explore the areas between and around all seven creative disciplines as they develop their personal vision and professional paths. Our students don’t just sit in classrooms; they get hands-on experience working in studios and computer labs.


Prerequisites: none.
Textbook + Supplies Fee: Approximately $100.00

Register here

Contact Us

Have questions about our High School Academy? Don’t hesitate to reach out and we’ll get back to you ASAP!

Contact Admissions

Interested in our undergraduate programs or certificates? Fill out a simple form by clicking the button below and our Admissions team will be in touch with you!

Learn More

Translate »