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Woodbury University

7500 North Glenoaks Boulevard

Burbank, CA 91504

United States

Telephone: 818-767-0888


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Susan Opp

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: April 16, 2024

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. 1900

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1961

Undergraduate FTE: 785

Graduate FTE: 70

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. 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. Semester

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerMichele StarkeySenior VP Academic
Board of Directors ChairGregory LippeChair, Board of Trustees, Woodbury University; President, Gregory N. Lippe Accountancy
Chief Academic OfficerMichele StarkeySenior VP Academic
Chief Executive OfficerBarry RyanPresident and
Chief Financial OfficerBrad MitchellInterim
Director Institutional ResearchMark RobinsonInterim Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
134301Woodbury School of Architecture – San DiegoSan DiegoAdditionalActive
00134300Woodbury UniversityBurbankMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Animation + VFXBachelors1997On-Site
Applied Computer Science – Media ArtsBachelors1983On-Site
Business AdministrationMasters1979On-Site
Computer Information SystemsBachelors2021On-Site
Computer Science in Data AnalyticsBachelors2020On-Site
Construction ManagementBachelors2022On-Site
Design ComputationBachelors2022On-Site
Digital Marketing CertificateNon-degree2023On-Site
Fashion DesignBachelors1962On-Site
Fashion MarketingBachelors1977On-Site
Game Art and DesignBachelors2011On-Site
Graphic DesignBachelors1962On-Site
Inclusive Leadership CertificateNon-degree2023On-Site
Interdisciplinary StudiesBachelors2001On-Site
Interior DesignBachelors1962On-Site
Interior DesignMasters2014On-Site
Master of ArchitectureMasters2009On-Site
Master of Organizational LeadershipMasters2023On-Site
Master of Science in ArchitectureMasters2010On-Site
Media StudiesBachelors1999On-Site
Political ScienceBachelors2017On-Site
Production Accounting CertificateNon-degree2023On-Site
Professional WritingBachelors2016On-Site
Public Safety AdministrationBachelors2018On-Site
Sustainable PracticesBachelors2022On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Accreditation Visit
Spring2024Progress Report