The College of Communication & Fine Arts is a dynamic thinking, creating, and performing community that is wholly committed to exploring creative and critical expression as an essential component of educating the whole person. Welcome!

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Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The LMU College of Communication and Fine Arts seeks to engage a process of addressing historical omission of difference through a concerted politic of radical cultural representation across racial / ethnic / gendered identities. With ongoing collaboration between our faculty, staff and especially our students and alumni; with each assigning time, talent and treasure—we will work together toward activating strategies and programs for change.

Learn more about CFA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Our People

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Linda Cardellini '97

"LMU was an incredible playground and building block for my career and my life in Los Angeles. The teachers, staff and students gave me a community of creative, collaborative, and wonderful people to rely on as I ventured out into the unknown.”

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Tony Brown, '92

"You cannot be indifferent to the importance of art in our society. Art has the possibility to affect people – particularly children – in transformative ways. Art is communication, and we need to remember that.”

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Justin Lai '14

“The small studio arts classes at LMU gave me the opportunity to really get to know my professors, and I learned just as much from my professors in office hours and casual settings as I did in the classroom.”

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Charissa Kroeger '15

“The network I gained while at LMU connected me to the contemporary dance community in L.A. which launched my career. I was thoroughly educated in many styles of dance, and because of that my versatility has been an asset.“

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Educational Partnership Offers a Bridge to the Professional Dance World

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LMU Choruses Partner With the Recording Academy to Highlight Gender Disparity

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By the Numbers

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5:1

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

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#3

Theatre Arts Program in the Nation

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83%

Students Receiving Financial Aid

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100

Live Performances & Events a Year

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