Sign Up for a Free Application
Create an account on our application portal to submit and manage your free application. You can start the process now before you have all the required materials ready.
Define Your Purpose
Painting & Drawing
An Artist’s Statement is required, 300-500 words maximum.
State your professional goals, career aspirations and vision, 300-500 words maximum.
Submit Your Application
Along with your application you will need the following:
An official final transcript. If currently enrolled, official in-progress transcripts may be sent.
LAGUNA COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN
Attn: Office of Admissions, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Resume or CV
An outline of your educational, professional, and work-related experiences.
Letters of Recommendation
Letters of Recommendation are required for all MFA applicants.
For international students' requirements, please click here.
LCAD has a rolling admissions policy and will accept applications until we’ve filled all spots for an incoming class. Applications will still be considered after the following priority dates:
Fall: March 2nd
Spring: December 1st
Fall Only: March 2nd
Applicants/student must have a Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA from an institution accredited by an appropriate regional accrediting body.