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Woodbury University

Burbank, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

7500 N Glenoaks Blvd

Burbank, CA 91504-1052

https://woodbury.edu/

Admission Office

7500 N Glenoaks Boulevard

Burbank, CA 91504-1052

(818) 252-5221

info@woodbury.edu

Contact : Ani Boniadi

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Small

Private

university

4-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Member

College Board Code: 4955

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 54.0%

Total undergraduates : 1,118

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 203

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 62.0%

Average financial aid package : $31,334.00

In-State Tuition : $42,828.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $42,828.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Application rolling begin : Oct 1

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : Mar 1

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Mar 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : Mar 1

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 9 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 54.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 84.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Hispanic-Serving Institution

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Architecture : 34.0%
Business/Marketing : 30.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 24.0%
Communications/Journalism : 6.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Architecture & Related Programs
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology B M
Architecture M
Interior Architecture B M
Real Estate Development M

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations B
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Communication, General B

English Language, Literature & Letters
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing B

History
History, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Computer Interaction B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies B

Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General B

Visual & Performing Arts
Cinematography and Film/Video Production B
Commercial and Advertising Art B
Fashion/Apparel Design B
Game and Interactive Media Design B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Independent Study

Internships

Student-Designed Major

Accelerated Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Computer Services

Wireless network available

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : design galleries, screening room, sound stage

Geographic Location : 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 1,118

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 203

Degree-seeking undergrads : 1,117

Graduate enrollment : 118

Student General Information

All students average age : 22

Full time students average age : 22

In state students : 84.0%

Out of state students : 16.0%

Part Time students : 5.0%

Percentage of males : 48.0%

Percentage of females : 52.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 3.0%

Black African American : 4.0%

Asian : 10.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 38.0%

White : 34.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 11.0%

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 42.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 17.0%

Housing Options

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $300.00

Housing deposit is partially refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Financial aid counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $85.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 1,907

Admitted : 1,265

Enrolled : 203

Somewhat selective 66.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Important

Rigor of secondary school record

Considered

Application Essay

Level of Applicant's Interest

Recommendations

Standardized Test Scores

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Test Policies for placement

AP

CLEP

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

State high school equivalency certificate

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Primary emphasis placed on applicant's prior academic record and unweighted GPA. Freshman Applicants: Submission of a portfolio is required for Animation applicants and highly recommended for Graphic Design majors.

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 23.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 22.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 24.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 18.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 1.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

600 - 699 : 34.0%

500 - 599 : 37.0%

400 - 499 : 27.0%

300 - 399 : 2.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 5.0%

600 - 699 : 23.0%

500 - 599 : 43.0%

400 - 499 : 23.0%

300 - 399 : 6.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

24 - 29 : 46.0%

18 - 23 : 29.0%

12 - 17 : 25.0%

ACT Math

24 - 29 : 39.0%

18 - 23 : 30.0%

12 - 17 : 31.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 22.0%

24 - 29 : 26.0%

18 - 23 : 13.0%

12 - 17 : 39.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Students are awarded AP credit with a score of 3 or better.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

0

2

English

0

4

Math

0

4

Science

0

4

Social Studies

0

2

Foreign Language

0

2

Science Lab

0

1

Computer Science

0

1

Academic Electives

0

2

Visual/Performing Arts

0

1

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 52.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 12.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

470 - 600

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

470 - 620

ACT Composite

17 - 27


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

6

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

6

--

All

Art History

3

6

--

All

Biology

3

6

--

All

Calculus AB

3

6

--

All

Calculus BC

3

6

--

All

Chemistry

3

6

--

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

Computer Science A

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

6

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

WRIT 111

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

--

All

Environmental Science

3

3

ENVT 220

All

European History

3

6

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 203

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 204

All

Music Theory

3

3

--

All

Physics B

3

3

PHYS 243

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

3

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

3

--

All

Psychology

3

3

PSYC 200

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

6

--

All

Statistics

3

3

MATH 226

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

United States History

3

6

--

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

6

Biology

50

6

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

3

Chemistry

50

6

College Algebra

50

3

English Literature

50

6

French I

50

6

French II

62

12

German I

50

6

German II

63

12

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

6

Pre Calculus

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

66

12

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 76.0%

% of loans / jobs : 24.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 79.0%

% Judged to have need : 95.0%

% that were offered aid : 95.0%

% that had need fully met : 4.0%

% of need met : 62.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $31,334.00

Avg non need-based aid : $12,333.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $26,532.00

Avg need-based loan : $6,287.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $35,814.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Oscar Jones

Financial aid office phone : (818) 252-5273

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,338.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$42,828.00

$42,828.00

$42,828.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$42,828.00

$42,828.00

$42,828.00

Room and board:

$13,331.00

$16,580.00

$8,780.00

Books and supplies:

$1,080.00

$1,080.00

$1,080.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,609.00

$3,784.00

$3,225.00

Transportation expenses:

$324.00

$858.00

$938.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$60,172.00

$65,130.00

$56,851.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$60,172.00

$65,130.00

$56,851.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 24

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2.25

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 45

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

Essay or Personal Statement

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 445

Transfers admitted percentage: 66.0%

Transfers admitted: 297

Transfers enrolled percentage: 30.0%

Transfers enrolled: 135

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Re-entry advisor

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

Submission of a portfolio is required for Animation applicants and highly recommended for Architecture, Interior Design and Graphic Design majors.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $85.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $42,828.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $13,331.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $16,580.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $1,338.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $234,482.00

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser