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Woodbury University

Burbank, California, United States
With over 20 practice-based, fully-accredited professional and liberal arts undergraduate and graduate majors, Woodbury is a non-profit institution dedicated to the student experience. More than 90 percent of our students get jobs in their chosen or applied field.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Business & Management (1)
Social Sciences (1)



Founded in 1884 by educator and entrepreneur F.C. Woodbury, the University graduated its inaugural class in response to the needs of the city’s growing business community, and established the institutions’ reputation for degrees leading to the professions.


Woodbury students leave the University with hands-on experience, real-world connections, and a top-tier education. 


From business to media culture and design, Woodbury University thrives on research.


The Career Development Office provides programs, services and resources designed to encourage and assist students in all aspects of career planning. The office also fosters partnerships with employers, alumni, faculty and the community to provide opportunities for students to build the foundation of a successful career.

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Student services

The mission of the office of Counseling Services is to foster the well-being of all Woodbury University students with the belief that emotional health and wellness are conducive to academic success. When students are socially, emotionally and mentally healthy, they are able to learn, access their own unique creativity, and recognize and develop to their full potential.

Housing services

Woodbury University provides many student housing options that fit a variety of budgets and living preferences, including two on-campus residence halls in Burbank, California.

Create your home away from home while you complete your degree. Research shows that students who live on campus have higher GPAs and are more likely to graduate.

Library services

The library’s growing collection includes approximately 65,000 books, 3,000 films, 200 current print periodical subscriptions, and access to 46 research databases. The online catalog provides information about books, videos, periodicals, and other materials that comprise the library’s collections at both the Burbank and San Diegocampuses.

ICT services

Living on the campus, you will be close to Computer labs.

Medical services

The First Aid Station offers free health care services, as well as health and wellness resources, to all Woodbury University students. We provide evaluation and treatment for most  injuries, illnesses, women’s health services, screening exams, immunizations, over-the-counter medication and referrals to medical specialists in the community. 

Student Life

Campus life

North Hall is a three-story, air-conditioned student housing separated into 11 community sections. Each section houses up to 15 students, who share a community kitchen and bathroom. North Hall also has a common central lounge, drink and snack machines, and laundry facilities.

South Hall is a traditional single-story, coed student residence built around a courtyard in the center of the campus. Rooms are not air-conditioned but are equipped with ceiling fans. Separate community bathrooms are conveniently located in the male and female hallways. South Hall is equipped with laundry facilities, drink and snack machines, and a common kitchen. South Hall is also home to the Fitness Center.

Sports facilities

Woodbury’s Healthy Living and Student Activities programs hosts a variety events on campus, as well as free classes that are open to students, staff, faculty and alumni. Classes include yoga, meditation, exercise, music, dance, theater and improv comedy.

The Healthy Living Program also hosts free events such as museum scavenger hunts, art nights, dance nights, games nights and more!

Student clubs

The educational experience at Woodbury extends beyond classroom work. Student organizations provide opportunities to develop leadership skills, network, make a contribution to the campus community and have fun. Student interest drives the development of each organization.

  • Associated Students of Woodbury University (ASWU)
  • ASWU Campus Activities Board (CAB)
  • Animation Club
  • Silver Screen Society
  • Zone V


Woodbury is accredited by six national and regional organizations. National accreditation is crucial – for example, most major companies do not hire from non-AACSB business schools.

  • CIDA
  • NAAB

Burbank, California, United States

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