The Navajo Technical College provides a hands-on working environment for individuals wishing to learn vocational skills. Located in Crownpoint, New Mexico, NTC was founded by the Navajo nation to provide quality technical and vocational education to its population. The school works toward instilling and reaffirming Navajo cultural identity by providing language and history courses as part of the curriculum.
The Navajo Technical College offers certificate, diploma and degree programs for aspiring students. The programs have various lengths and focuses depending on the educational needs of the student. Transfer to four year institutions is possible, and all programs will prepare students to work by providing them the skills they need to succeed.
Programs offered include:
- Automotive Technology
- Environmental and Nature Science
- Early Childhood Multicultural Education
- Information Technology
- Culinary Arts
Admissions and Financial Aid
Navajo Technical College has an open enrollment policy, though it requires proof of Native American heritage for students claiming ancestry. Additionally, students must provide high school transcripts or official GED scores along with any post-secondary transcripts.
A variety of financial aid options are available. To determine eligibility and awards, students should visit the financial aid office as well as complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Athletic programs offered:
- Cross Country
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $3,400-$4,100 for both state residents and nonresidents
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $71 to $85 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||91%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||91%||$5,821|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Navajo Technical College may provide student services like:
- Distance learning
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
- Child care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how Navajo Technical College compares against other community colleges in McKinley County and community colleges in New Mexico as a whole.
|Navajo Tech||McKinley County||New Mexico|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Navajo Technical College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Navajo Technical College.
- University of New Mexico - Los Alamos Campus in Los Alamos, NM (92 miles away)
- University of New Mexico - Valencia Campus in Los Lunas, NM (104 miles away)