Laguna College of Art and Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, United States
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Overview of Laguna College of Art and Design

About this school

Laguna College of Art + Design is a private art school offering programs in fine art, game art, illustration, and graphic design, among others. Its campus is located in Laguna Beach, about 70 miles north of San Diego.
  • Website


    www.lcad.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:567
    • Men:Not reported
    • Women:Not reported

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Laguna College of Art + Design is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
2
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2222 Laguna Canyon Road
City, State, Zip
Laguna Beach, CA  92651-1136
Phone
(949) 376-6000
Fax
(949) 376-6009
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$45
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
-
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not available

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
Portfolio required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
39% of 472 applicants were admitted
Women
40% of 334 applicants were admitted
Men
38% of 138 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
185 admitted students enrolled
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.25
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
10%
• Score 24 - 29
70%
• Score 18 - 23
20%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,700 (85.91738497705138%)
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - $1,792 (5.015112504197917%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,240 (9.0675025187507%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Laguna College of Art + Design accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 016517
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
84 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
84 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
84 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
553 (97.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
553 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
553 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
90%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$38,000
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Creative arts/performance scholarships

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,496

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


18

Part-Time Faculty


128

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


8%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 61% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 8% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Sophomore Standing


Not reported

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
85
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Laguna College of Art + Design provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


97.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


33.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (14)


  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drawing
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Double major, Independent study, Internships

Study Abroad


Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Art/Fine Arts

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    23,176

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    9 acres

    Environment


    Small town/city

    Campus Size


    Los Angeles

    Weather


    Temperature
    46 average low in January, 74 average high in September
    Rain
    34 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    13 miles from campus in Costa Mesa
    Nearest Bus Station
    22 miles from campus in Anaheim
    Nearest Train Station
    9 miles from campus in Irvine

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    11% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    89%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Not available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Not available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Not offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    -
    Mascot
    -
    School Colors
    -

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Ultimate Frisbee
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Ultimate Frisbee
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    -

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Laguna College of Art + Design offers not Reported

    Sororities


    20% of women participate

    Fraternities


    20% of men participate

    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    Not reported

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    567
    Women
    0
    Men
    0

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 18.1% Asian
    • 2.2% Black/African-American
    • 19.5% Hispanic/Latino
    • 3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 51.4% White
    • 4.5% Unknown

    International Students


    2.3% from 13 countries

    Average Age


    22

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources