Laguna College of Art and Design: Ranking & Review

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Laguna College of Art and Design Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate33%32%34%
Applicants774207567
Admissions25966193
Enrolled undergraduates911873
Enrolled total (including graduate students)688233455

97 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Laguna College of Art and Design Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$48,175$48,175
Off-campus$48,367$48,367
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment and other expenses per full academic year.

Laguna College of Art and Design provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 56 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$29,800$29,800
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,242$1,242
Tuition for Full-time graduates$34,500$34,500
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,150$1,150

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts3801699
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services2222
Grand Total310216121

A total of 105 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Laguna College of Art and Design.

At the master's level 16 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate52%62%49%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesLCAD
Founded1961
MottoGreat Art Matters
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe Laguna College of Art + Design prepares women and men for careers as creative artists and designers in a culturally and ethnically diverse world through a curriculum that emphasizes the acquisition of skills based on observation, representation, and concept development. The college is committed to offering its curriculum through accredited degree programs that imaginatively combine studio work with academic studies and to sharing its resources with the broader community through continuing education and exhibition programs.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff156
Instructional FTE64
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Official Websitelcad.edu
Address2222 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach, California, 92651
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe
City population23,000
Phone9493766000
Fax+1 (949) 376 6009

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