Students at Lacoste are immersed in French culture and society, surrounded by the natural splendor and ancient cobblestone village of the thriving artistic community. The international learning environment opens up networking connections with global companies and partners, providing students with international connections and career opportunities.

Life in Lacoste is ideal for outdoor activities, such as biking, hiking and touring, with a variety of locations a mere train ride away from the SCAD location. The cascading and bouncing natural light provides inspiration for various artistic genres. The location itself is ideal for the ever-shifting course diversity offered each quarter and students are often traveling to surrounding cities and areas for festivals, performances and events that inform the work they do inside the classroom.



A wide array of guest speakers, visiting artists and scholars round out a Lacoste student's experience, opening up unique and collaborative learning experiences unlike any other they will encounter.

Discover what awaits you at SCAD Lacoste by downloading the pre-arrival guide.