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Woodbury University Admissions

Woodbury University Admissions

Woodbury University Description:

Woodbury University is a small private university located in Burbank, California. The main campus sits on 22 scenic acres in the city considered by many to be the heart of the entertainment industry; students can visit a number of nearby entertainment studios including Disney, Universal, NBC, Warner Bros. and DreamWorks. Woodbury also maintains a satellite campus in San Diego, where many of the university's architectural programs are based. A student faculty ratio of 8 to 1 ensures personalized attention and one-on-one interaction with faculty. Between its two campuses, Woodbury offers 17 undergraduate programs in areas of study including architecture, management, fashion design and organizational leadership as well as master's degree programs in architecture, organizational leadership, business administration and real estate development. Students participate in an array of campus life activities and events, including more than 25 student organizations and an active Greek life. Woodbury does not support any intercollegiate athletic teams.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Percent of Applicants Admitted: 66%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 430 / 560
    • SAT Math: 430 / 555
    • SAT Writing: - / -
    • ACT Composite: 19 / 28
    • ACT English: 18 / 29
    • ACT Math: 17 / 26

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,283 (1,104 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 51% Male / 49% Female
  • 88% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $37,906
  • Books: $1,800 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,133
  • Other Expenses: $3,168
  • Total Cost: $54,007

Woodbury University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 70%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 69%
    • Loans: 69%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $18,334
    • Loans: $4,865

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Architecture, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Management, Organizational Leadership

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 14%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 44%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Woodbury University Mission Statement:

mission statement from the //woodbury.edu/about/about-woodbury/about-woodbury-2/

"We transform students into innovative professionals who will contribute responsibly to the global community. We achieve academic excellence by focusing on purposeful student engagement, establishing external partnerships and ensuring that all our processes, services and environment enrich the student experience."