Scholarships & Financial Aid
Nearly 84% of our full-time students who apply for financial aid receive scholarships or grants, with an average award totaling more than $15,500 per year.
Woodbury University Rankings
Money Magazine Ranks Woodbury University 15th Among Nation’s “25 Colleges That Add the Most Value.”
Woodbury University is accredited by the Senior Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges; and is approved by the Postsecondary Commission, California Department of Education. In 1994, the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited the Architecture program. The School of Business received its accreditation from the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in spring of 1991 and from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in spring, 2014.
A campus visit is really the only way to picture yourself going to class, working in a studio, living in the residence halls or taking a break with your friends at Woody’s Cafe. Visitors will have the opportunity to converse with our knowledgeable guides in the Admissions lobby and during the guided tour.
NEW AT WOODBURY: PROFESSIONAL WRITING
Woodbury University has launched a pioneering Professional Writing (WRIT) program to meet the growing demand for effective communicators.
NEW AT WOODBURY: PUBLIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
For individuals committed to building safer communities, The Public Safety Administration (PSAD) program provides a unique, interdisciplinary approach to studying criminal justice and behavior.
AWARD WINNING FACULTY
Noted architect and Woodbury University educator Barbara Bestor, AIA, has received a 2015 National Honor Award for Interior Architecture from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Joan Marques, PhD., assistant dean of Woodbury University's School of Business, has been awarded the rank of "Commandeur" in the order of the Yellow Star by the President of the Republic of Suriname, her native country.
Animation Department and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation degree program ranked No. 14 among the Top 25 Animation Schools in the West. No. 45 among the Top 100 Animation Schools in the nation by Animation Career Review. Animation Career Review: Animation school listed on 'Top 25 Schools You Should Hire From'
Game Art & Design Program Ranked 43rd Nationally
Graphic Design USA named Woodbury's Graphic Design program to its 2015 “Top Design Schools” listing. (25 schools on the list)
Woodbury's Interior Architecture program ranks #2 in the West by DesignIntelligence