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Laguna College Of Art And Design

Overview of Laguna College Of Art And Design

Laguna College of Art and Design is found in Laguna Beach, CA. Laguna Beach is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at Laguna College of Art and Design.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. Laguna College of Art and Design is known for its programs in art studies.

Laguna College of Art and Design Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.

Student Body

Students numbered 359 in 2007-2008 at Laguna College of Art and Design.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The 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 the acquisition of skills based on observation, representation, and concept development. 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."

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Contacting Laguna College of Art and Design

Laguna College of Art and Design
2222 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach , CA 92651
General Phone: (949) 376-6000
http://www.lagunacollege.edu

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Laguna College of Art and Design Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Fine Arts77fine arts

Number of programs and degrees for Laguna College of Art and Design in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years11
Bachelor's degree631
Master's degree131

Laguna College of Art and Design Student Body

In 2007-2008, Laguna College of Art and Design had a total enrollment of 359 students (352 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 46%
Women 54%
Full-Time 89%
Part-Time 11%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 91%
Graduate 9%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 62%
Black 4%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 11%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 23%
20-21 25%
22-24 23%
25-29 18%
30-34 4%
35-39 1%
40-49 3%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

Laguna College of Art and Design Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %

Laguna College of Art and Design Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Laguna Beach, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Laguna College of Art and Design Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total44521548%10649%
Men1517046%4970%
Women29414549%5739%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Laguna College of Art and Design Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,600
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,600
Books and supplies $ 2,400

Financial Aid:
Laguna College of Art and Design participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2330500)

Laguna College of Art and Design Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*1*
Associate professoracademic year3$55,3441*
Assistant professoracademic year3$49,4220*
All faculty totalacademic year8$60,0432*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Laguna College of Art and Design Degree Programs (2007)

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

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Laguna College of Art and Design Highlights

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What Sets Laguna College of Art and Design Apart:

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% of degrees in art studies
(vs. all colleges)
Top 1%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Laguna College of Art and Design Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Laguna College of Art and Design Salaries of full-time faculty

Notable:
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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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