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Laguna College of Art and Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1136.
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A free-standing college of art and design.

Date of Initial Accreditation: 9/1/1982
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2018
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2027-2028

Degree-Granting, Non-Degree-Granting, WSCUC, Not-for-Profit, Private.


Hélène Garrison, Interim President, Chief Operating Officer
Telephone: (949) 376-6000
Facsimile: (949) 376-6009

Nicole Lesher, Provost, Director of Assessment and Accreditation
Telephone: (949) 376-6000

Degree and Program Listing

Certificate-3 years: Drawing and Painting (Undergraduate).
Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Animation; Drawing and Painting (General, Sculpture); Game Art; Graphic Design and Digital Media (Action Sports, General, Illustration); Illustration (Drawing and Painting, General).
Certificate-1 year: Painting and Drawing (Post-Baccalaureate).
Master of Fine Arts-2 years: Painting.
Master of Fine Arts (Distance Learning)-2 years: Game Design.
Certificate-3 years: Animation; Entertainment Design; Experimental Animation; Game Art; Graphic Design and Digital Media; Illustration (Undergraduate).
Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Drawing and Painting (Illustration); Entertainment Design; Experimental Animation; Extended Reality Design; Illustration (Entertainment Design).
Master of Fine Arts-2 years: Drawing; Game Design.