Mission + Accreditation

  LCAD’s Mission Laguna College of Art & Design prepares individuals for careers as creative artists and designers in a culturally and ethnically diverse world through a curriculum that emphasizes acquiring skills based on observation, representation, and concept development, while embracing challenges of new, innovative technologies. The College is committed to offering its curriculum through …

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LCAD Location

LCAD IS WHERE YOU WILL LIVE YOUR DREAMS As a student of LCAD, you will immerse yourself in a truly coveted existence. At dawn, you may take a leisurely stroll on one of Laguna Beach’s numerous postcard-perfect coves, or surf the world-class waves of Trestles, or ride white circle to double-black-diamond mountain bike trails in …

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LCAD History

FOUNDED IN 1961 Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) was founded in 1961 as the Laguna Beach School of Art, a non-profit college of art and design. In the early 1900s, artists, intellectuals, and entertainers began a thriving cultural community in Laguna Beach. Drawn to the stunning luminance of the area, plein air painters …

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Board of Trustees

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Right to Know

The Student Right To Know and Campus Security Act of 1990 requires colleges and universities to disclose basic institution information, graduation rates, campus security policies and Annual Security Report. Information found throughout this section encapsulates required information for current and prospective students at Laguna College of Art + Design (LCAD).   Additionally, LCAD publishes a …

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Faculty + Staff Directory