Ananda College at Laurelwood is a liberal arts college offering a student-centered curriculum, universal spirituality and experiential learning. Small classes offer personalized learning where you can develop intellectual acuity, meditation and yoga skills, self-discovery that lasts a lifetime, and the tools you need for a satisfying career.

Join a residential cooperative community where sustainable living, delicious organic meals, holistic education and higher consciousness offer a new paradigm in living and learning for the college years.

Travel abroad in one of our expansive programs. Discover internships and career guidance that launch you in the right direction. Select from one of our areas of focus, or work with our Academic Advisors to create an area of study tailored to your needs.

We offer B.A. and A.A. degrees plus advanced Certificates.

Areas of focus include:

  • Directional Psychology
  • Inspirational Arts (Graphic Design, Art,
  • Writing, Drama, Dance, Music)
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Cooperative Communities & Sustainability
  • Holistic Health & Healing
  • Supportive Leadership & Ethical Business
  • World Consciousness & Cultures
  • Education for Life (EFL) and EFL Teacher Training                                                                       
  • Yoga Teacher Training
  • Yoga Therapist Training

For more information on the college, please contact our Admissions Department:
Ashima Jennifer Sipser (Administrative Assistant) and Rasheid Light (Director of Admissions) at

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Write us for our Academic 2013-2014 Calendar or a copy of our catalog. Please note that catalog and course offerings change each term. Please schedule a tour or speak with our Admissions Office for more questions:

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