Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture is a public institution located in Santa Fe, NM and provides a large number of program options for students. As a tribal college, the school's primary function is to serve residents of the reservation and to provide postsecondary educational options for its residents. The lower student/teacher ratio and access to teachers is due primarily to the small student body, nearly 300 students, maintained by Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture.
Students may choose from a few areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Fine Studio Arts
- Native American Studies
- Design and Visual Communications
- Business Administration
The school maintains an open enrollment policy, accepting all students that meet the requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, records, test scores, and admissions essays may be required for certain programs. More information regarding admissions can be found via the school's primary web portal.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $3,400 annually, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students may visit the school's net price calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. School housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is estimated to be $3,000. Students at this school may be eligible for aid which is usually grants and loans.
Contact information, financial aid information, areas of study offered, and more may be accessed on school's website at iaia.edu or simply request information via our page.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture is about 490, with undergraduate students making up about 88% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,500. There is also a $25 application fee for those applying to a program. 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 is estimated to range between $4,200-$5,100 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- For part-time students, charges are between $180-$210 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||79%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||79%||$6,975|
|Receiving Student Loans||5%||$11,500|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture may offer student services like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 25%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Graduating in 5 Years||17%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||8%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Art and Design Program
- * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation (since 1978)
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 Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture 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,...)