Woodbury University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$41,102
3.5% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$32,591
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.47%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
70.4%
1,554 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,132
94.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
60.3%
85 Graduates

About

Woodbury University is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Woodbury University were Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology (65 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (21 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (19 degrees).

In 2020, 297 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Woodbury University. 51.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (105 degrees), 1.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (81 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Woodbury University is $41,102, which is $18,572 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Woodbury University is $41,102, which is $18,572 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $32,591.

In 2020, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$41,102
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Woodbury University was $41,102. The cost of tuition at Woodbury University is $18,572 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$32,591
2020 Value
23.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Woodbury University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $32,591. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Woodbury University grew by 23.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,746
Room and Board
$1,971
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Woodbury University was of $13,746 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,971. The cost of room and board increased by 8.54% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.82% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
61%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Woodbury University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 9.64% with respect to 2019, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.47%
2018 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Woodbury University was 4.47%, which represents 13 out of the 291 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Woodbury University received 1,554 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 18.5% annual decline. Out of those 1,554 applicants, 1,094 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,132 students enrolled at Woodbury University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Woodbury University has an overall enrollment yield of 12.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,094
Accepted Out of 1,554

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Woodbury University was 70.4% (1,094 admissions from 1,554 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 66.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −18.5%, while admissions declined by −13.5%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Woodbury University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Woodbury University has a total enrollment of 1,132 students. The full-time enrollment at Woodbury University is 1,072 students and the part-time enrollment is 60. This means that 94.7% of students enrolled at Woodbury University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Woodbury University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.7% Hispanic or Latino, 36.1% White, 10.1% Asian, 4.51% Black or African American, 2.92% Two or More Races, 0.265% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.177% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Woodbury University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (22.3%), followed by White Female (19.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (18.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.9%), followed by White Male (21.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Woodbury University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,132 students. The full-time enrollment at Woodbury University is 1,072 and the part-time enrollment is 60. This means that 94.7% of students enrolled at Woodbury University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Woodbury University was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Woodbury University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    427
  2. White
    409
  3. Asian
    114

The enrolled student population at Woodbury University is 37.7% Hispanic or Latino, 36.1% White, 10.1% Asian, 4.51% Black or African American, 2.92% Two or More Races, 0.265% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.177% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 9 more women than men received degrees from Woodbury University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Woodbury University is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (81 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Woodbury University is Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology (65 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (21 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Woodbury University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (104 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees), and Business (108 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Woodbury University are Accountants & auditors (1,014,572 people), Other managers (883,309 people), Financial managers (520,626 people), Chief executives & legislators (434,043 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (328,735 people).

The most specialized majors at Woodbury University are Architecture and Related Services (104 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees), Business (108 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (12 degrees), and Communications (10 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Woodbury University are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Woodbury University are Architecture and Related Services (104 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees), Business (108 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (12 degrees), and Communications (10 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Woodbury University are Elementary & secondary schools (832,435 people), Computer Systems Design (618,262 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (583,493 people), Banking & related activities (532,315 people), and Construction (475,283 people).

The most specialized majors at Woodbury University are Architecture and Related Services (104 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees), Business (108 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (12 degrees), and Communications (10 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Woodbury University.

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Woodbury University was Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology with 65 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

144
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
153
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Woodbury University, which is 0.941 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (153).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Woodbury University in Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology, which is 1.27 times more than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 34 degrees were awarded to women at Woodbury University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.06 times more than the 32 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 31% of students graduating from Woodbury University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Woodbury University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.35% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    105 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    81 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Woodbury University is white (105 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (81 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    61 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Woodbury University is white female (61 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (44 degrees).

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Operations

Woodbury University has an endowment valued at nearly $20.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $389k (1.94%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Woodbury University had a total salary expenditure of $37.9M. Woodbury University employs 29 Professors, 21 Associate professors, and 12 Assistant professors. Most academics at Woodbury University are Male Professors (19), Female Associate professors(12), and Female Professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Woodbury University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 17 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 11 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.1M
2020 Endowment
1.29%
growth from 2019

Woodbury University has an endowment valued at about $20.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Woodbury University grew 1.29% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $19.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.72M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Woodbury University received $3.72M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$18.2M
2020 Salaries
10.4%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Woodbury University paid a median of $18.2M in salaries, which represents 48% of their overall expenditure ($37.9M) and a 10.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.2% decline from 2018 and a 6.04% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.65M
Instructional Salaries
62
Number of Employees

In 2020, Woodbury University paid a total of $5.65M to 62 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Woodbury University were Professor with 29 employees; Associate professor with 21 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Woodbury University were Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Woodbury University was Male Professor with 19 employees, Female Associate professor with 12 employees, and Female Professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Woodbury University.

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