About LCAD

About LCAD

Mission Statement / Accreditation

Mission Statement 

Laguna College of Art & Design (LCAD) prepares its students for careers as creative artists and designers by fostering the acquisition of timeless skills based on observation, representation, and concept development, all while embracing the benefits of new and innovative technologies. LCAD is committed to offering its curricula through dually accredited degree programs that imaginatively combine studio work with academic studies, and to sharing its resources with the broader community through continuing education, exhibitions, and special programming with distinguished guest artists and designers. 


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