Mission | Accreditation

Mission Statement

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 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 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.

Laguna College of Art + Design is Accredited by

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

985 Atlantic Ave., Ste. 100

Alameda, CA 94501

(510) 748-9001

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

11250 Roger Bacon Dr., Suite 21

Reston, VA, 20190-5248


Laguna College of Art + Design is a member of

Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design

3957 22nd St.

San Francisco, CA, 94114-3205


Laguna College of Art + Design is affiliated with

Communication University of China

Beijing, China

Florence Academy of Art

Florence, Italy

Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art

Van Nuys, California, USA

NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences Academy for Digital Entertainment

Breda, The Netherlands

Vermont College of Fine Art

Master of Arts in Teaching (in art and design education)

Montpellier, Vermont