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Woodbury University Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Woodbury University, the application fee costs $85.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Woodbury University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Woodbury University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 9%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 0%
Waitlist Yes

Applying Early to Woodbury University?

Woodbury University does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Woodbury University

Woodbury University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Woodbury University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, Woodbury University accepted 70% of students, around 1,094 of the 1,554 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Woodbury University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

Woodbury University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important to Get In to Woodbury University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Woodbury University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Woodbury University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Woodbury University must submit the following items. Double check with Woodbury University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.25
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Woodbury University?

Students admitted to Woodbury University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Woodbury University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 15.71%
3.50 and 3.74 30.71%
3.25 and 3.49 20%
3.00 and 3.24 17.14%
2.50 and 2.9 14.29%
2.00 and 2.49 0%

Woodbury University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Woodbury University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 9% of Woodbury University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Woodbury University?

To be competitive with other Woodbury University applicants, you should strive to earn between 975 and 1225 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Woodbury University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1225 and 25% of scored lower than 975, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Woodbury University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 465 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Woodbury University students scored 635 or higher, and 75% scored a 465 or higher.

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Transferring to Woodbury University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Woodbury University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Woodbury University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term

Woodbury University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Woodbury University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Woodbury University.

Does Woodbury University accept transfer credits?

Woodbury University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Woodbury University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit
  • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Woodbury University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Woodbury University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Woodbury University?

No, Woodbury University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

What is Woodbury University's acceptance rate?

Woodbury University's acceptance rate is 70%.

Want To Learn More About Woodbury University?

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Woodbury University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

70%

How hard is it to get into Woodbury University? Woodbury University is a somewhat selective institution. The Woodbury University acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.

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Woodbury University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Woodbury University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Woodbury University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Woodbury University ACT Scores

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Woodbury University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

975 - 1225

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Math SAT Range

505 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

465 - 635

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Woodbury University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.41

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Woodbury University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.41. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,132

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$43,418

Out-of-State

$43,418

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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