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Woodbury University Overview

Woodbury University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Burbank, California. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Woodbury University Known For?

237 Undergraduate Awards
$42,216 Avg Cost After Aid
70% Acceptance Rate
  • Woodbury has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
  • The student loan default rate at Woodbury is 4%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Woodbury.
  • In 2019-2020, 31% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Woodbury with a bachelor's degree make about $56,996 a year. That's 40% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Woodbury has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations Bachelor’s Degree Schools College Factual
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#1 Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations Graduates College Factual
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#6 Highest Paid Commercial & Advertising Art Graduates College Factual

Where Is Woodbury University?


Contact details for Woodbury are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7500 Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank, CA 91504-1052
Phone: 818-767-0888

How Do I Get Into Woodbury?

You can apply to Woodbury online at:

Admission Requirements for Woodbury

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL considered but not required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Woodbury?

70% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at Woodbury University is 70%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 69%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.

Can I Afford Woodbury University?

$42,216 Net Price
66% Take Out Loans
4.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Woodbury is $42,216. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Woodbury, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $6,983 a year. That adds up to $27,932 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Woodbury is 4.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Woodbury University Undergraduate Student Diversity

966 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,020 undergraduate students at Woodbury, with 966 being full-time and 54 being part-time.


There are also 112 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 966 full-time undergraduates at Woodbury, 47% are male and 53% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Woodbury University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 97
Black or African American 45
Hispanic or Latino 397
White 327
International Students 64
Other Races/Ethnicities 36

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at Woodbury University. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 44 countries are represented at Woodbury. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and Russia.

Online Learning at Woodbury University

0 Took All Classes Online
129 Took At Least One Class Online
12.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 129 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Woodbury has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Woodbury

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Woodbury University was 12.5%. This is the #1,293 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Woodbury regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Woodbury University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Architectural Sciences & Technology 69 10 79
Business Administration & Management 31 40 71
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 42 0 42
Design & Applied Arts 30 0 30
Accounting 12 0 12
Interior Architecture 10 0 10
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 10 0 10
Marketing 9 0 9
Communication & Media Studies 7 0 7
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 6 0 6
General Psychology 6 0 6
Human Computer Interaction 2 0 2
Political Science & Government 2 0 2
Writing Studies 1 0 1
General Architecture 0 0 0
Landscape Architecture 0 0 0
Real Estate Development 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0
History 0 0 0
Mathematics & Computer Science 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0
TOTAL 237 50 287


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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