Laguna College of Art and Design
Laguna College of Art and Design, or LCAD, is a small private college in Laguna Beach, California. With an enrollment of approximately 450 students, LCAD offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in 5 majors: Painting and Drawing, Illustration, Animation, Design + Digital Media, and Game Art. A minor is available in Sculpture and Action Sports Design. The college also offers two Master of Fine Arts degrees, in Painting and in Drawing; and a one-year post-baccalaureate program in drawing and painting. LCAD is considered one of the country’s best for graphic arts and, specifically game art. It has a high success rate of graduating students hired at top gaming companies including Walt Disney Animation, Microsoft, EA, and Activision. Students can choose a focus on physical or electronic mediums.