Statement of Accreditation Status
Woodbury University

7500 North Glenoaks Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91504
United States

The OPEID number is used by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) to identify schools that have Program Participation Agreements (PPA) for purposes of eligibility to participate in Federal Student Financial Assistance programs under Title IV.

Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, June 26, 2020
Granted Candidacy

Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process.

First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

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No Related Entity
Academic Calendar

The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system.

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Raida Gatten Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs raida.gatten [at]
Board of Directors Chair Gregory Lippe Chair, Board of Trustees, Woodbury University; President, Gregory N. Lippe Accountancy Corporation greg [at]
Chief Academic Officer Randall Stauffer Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs randy.stauffer [at]
Chief Executive Officer David Steele-Figueredo President david.steele-figueredo [at]
Chief Financial Officer David Leung Vice President, Finance and Accounting david.leung [at]
Director Institutional Research Christie Rainey Director of Institutional Research christie.rainey [at]
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Accounting Bachelors 1962 On-Site
Animation Bachelors 1997 On-Site
Applied Computer Science Bachelors 1983 On-Site
Architecture Bachelors 1984 On-Site
Architecture - Post-Professional MSARCH Masters 2010 On-Site
Architecture - Professional MARCH Masters 2009 On-Site
Architecture - Real Estate Development Masters 2005 On-Site
Art History Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Business Administration Masters 1979 On-Site
Communication Bachelors 1999 On-Site
Computer Science and Data Analytics Bachelors 2020 On-Site
Fashion Design Bachelors 1962 On-Site
Fashion Marketing Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Filmmaking Bachelors 2011 On-Site
Game Art and Design Bachelors 2011 On-Site
Graphic Design Bachelors 1962 On-Site
History Bachelors 2017 On-Site
Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Interior Design Bachelors 1962 On-Site
Interior Design Masters 2014 On-Site
Landscape Architecture Masters 2016 On-Site
Management Bachelors 1966 On-Site
Marketing Bachelors 1966 On-Site
Mathematics Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Philosophy Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Political Science Bachelors 2017 On-Site
Politics & History Bachelors 1994 On-Site
Professional Writing Bachelors 2016 On-Site
Psychology Bachelors 1994 On-Site
Public Safety Administration Bachelors 2018 On-Site
Science Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Urban Studies Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Fall 2023 Offsite Review
Spring 2024 Accreditation Visit

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