Laguna College of Art and Design

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$29,800

2.94% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$36,887

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.91%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

33.5%

774 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

689

86.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

51.6%

32 Graduates

About

Laguna College of Art and Design is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Laguna College of Art and Design were Graphic Design (24 degrees awarded), Game & Interactive Media Design (23 degrees), and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (22 degrees).

In 2017, 125 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Laguna College of Art and Design. 58.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (62 degrees), 2.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (23 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Laguna College of Art and Design is $29,800, which is $15,800 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Laguna College of Art and Design is $29,800, which is $15,800 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $36,887.

In 2017, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,800

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Laguna College of Art and Design was $29,800. The cost of tuition at Laguna College of Art and Design is $15,800 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$36,887

2017 Value

5.81%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Laguna College of Art and Design had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $36,887. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Laguna College of Art and Design grew by 5.81%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,891

Room and Board

$1,792

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Laguna College of Art and Design was of $12,891 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,792. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.23% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.63% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Laguna College of Art and Design received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.02% with respect to 2016, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.91%

2016 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Laguna College of Art and Design was 3.91%, which represents 5 out of the 128 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Laguna College of Art and Design received 774 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 64% annual growth. Out of those 774 applicants, 259 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 33.5% acceptance rate.

There were 689 students enrolled at Laguna College of Art and Design in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Laguna College of Art and Design has an overall enrollment yield of 35.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

33.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

259

Accepted Out of 774

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Laguna College of Art and Design was 33.5% (259 admissions from 774 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 39.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 64%, while admissions grew by 40%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Laguna College of Art and Design in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Laguna College of Art and Design has a total enrollment of 689 students. The full-time enrollment at Laguna College of Art and Design is 595 students and the part-time enrollment is 94. This means that 86.4% of students enrolled at Laguna College of Art and Design are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Laguna College of Art and Design, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.8% White, 17.9% Hispanic or Latino, 17.6% Asian, 2.9% Two or More Races, 1.89% Black or African American, 0.871% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.29% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Laguna College of Art and Design in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33%), followed by White Male (15.5%) and Asian Female (12.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (46.9%), followed by White Female (12.5%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Male (3.13%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Laguna College of Art and Design, both undergraduate and graduate, is 689 students. The full-time enrollment at Laguna College of Art and Design is 595 and the part-time enrollment is 94. This means that 86.4% of students enrolled at Laguna College of Art and Design are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Laguna College of Art and Design was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Laguna College of Art and Design had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    343

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    123

  3. Asian

    121

The enrolled student population at Laguna College of Art and Design is 49.8% White, 17.9% Hispanic or Latino, 17.6% Asian, 2.9% Two or More Races, 1.89% Black or African American, 0.871% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.29% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 21 more women than men received degrees from Laguna College of Art and Design. The majority of degree recipients at Laguna College of Art and Design are white (62 degrees awarded). There were 2.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (23 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Laguna College of Art and Design is Graphic Design (24 degrees awarded), followed by Game & Interactive Media Design (23 degrees) and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (22 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Laguna College of Art and Design, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (103 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Laguna College of Art and Design are Elementary & middle school teachers (98,020 people), Graphic designers (95,459 people), Other managers (73,315 people), Other designers (58,360 people), and Postsecondary teachers (56,513 people).

The most specialized majors at Laguna College of Art and Design are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (103 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Laguna College of Art and Design are Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Chief executives & legislators, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and General & operations managers

The most specialized majors at Laguna College of Art and Design are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (103 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Laguna College of Art and Design are Elementary & secondary schools (168,091 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (112,851 people), Computer Systems Design (65,635 people), Specialized design services (64,190 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (57,996 people).

The most specialized majors at Laguna College of Art and Design are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (103 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Laguna College of Art and Design was Graphic Design with 24 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 52

  2. 73

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Laguna College of Art and Design, which is 0.712 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (73).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Laguna College of Art and Design in Game & Interactive Media Design, which is 1.8 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Laguna College of Art and Design in General Fine Studio Arts, which is 2 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%

100% Completion Time

66%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 38% of students graduating from Laguna College of Art and Design completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Laguna College of Art and Design is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.25% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    62 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Laguna College of Art and Design is white (62 degrees awarded). There were 2.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (23 degrees).

12.8% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    39 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Laguna College of Art and Design is white female (39 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (23 degrees).

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Operations

Laguna College of Art and Design has an endowment valued at nearly $2.43M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $272k (11.2%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Laguna College of Art and Design had a total salary expenditure of $13.3M. Laguna College of Art and Design employs 8 Associate professors, 8 Assistant professors, and 6 Professors. Most academics at Laguna College of Art and Design are Male Associate professors (7), Male Assistant professors(7), and Male Professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Laguna College of Art and Design are: Office and Administrative Support, with 16 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 7 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.43M

2017 Endowment

12.3%

growth from 2016

Laguna College of Art and Design has an endowment valued at about $2.43M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Laguna College of Art and Design grew 12.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.67M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $894k - Federal

  2. $609k - State

  3. $226k - Local

As of 2017, Laguna College of Art and Design received $894k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $609k from state grants and contracts, and $226k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.36M

2017 Salaries

8.62%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Laguna College of Art and Design paid a median of $6.36M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($13.3M) and a 8.62% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.1% growth from 2015 and a 8.23% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.7M

Instructional Salaries

22

Number of Employees

In 2017, Laguna College of Art and Design paid a total of $1.7M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.02M (18.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

8 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

16 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Laguna College of Art and Design were Associate professor with 8 employees; Assistant professor with 8 employees; and Assistant professor with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Laguna College of Art and Design were Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 7 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Laguna College of Art and Design was Male Associate professor with 7 employees, Male Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Male Professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Laguna College of Art and Design.

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