Laguna College of Art and Design
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 618
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 56 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

39%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Laguna College of Art and Design is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 472 applications and only 185 students were granted admission. Laguna College of Art and Design is at the #37 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$45
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Laguna College of Art and Design's tuition was $28,950 for all students regardless of residency (8.1% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$34,863
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$28,950
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$28,950
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Laguna College of Art and Design's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 28% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,629 (which is 5.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Laguna College of Art and Design in 2016-2017, was 45, which is 56% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,681 (which is 3.6% below the national average.)

$4,629
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,681
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Laguna College of Art and Design has enrolled a total of 618 students (530 students full-time and 88 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 618 students, 78 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 567 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 51 for graduates studies.

618
Total Enrollment
78
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 50%

Hispanic: 18%

Asian: 17%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

Two or more races: 3%

Black/African American: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Majors

Listed below are the 2 largest majors offered at Laguna College of Art and Design.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Visual And Performing Arts 82% 308 99
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 17% 65

Graduation & Dropout Rates

46%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Laguna College of Art and Design full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

4%
Still enrolled
51%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$26,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Laguna College of Art and Design graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,800. Last year, out of the total 97 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 97 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 101 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 101 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,800 $31,000
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 97 101

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Laguna College of Art and Design.

Brandman University
6.6 mile away
Trinity Law School
14.8 mile away
Chapman University
16.7 mile away
Bethesda University
21.7 mile away
South Baylo University
22.5 mile away