Dine College

Dine College

Din 'College is a tribally-controlled, two-year community college offering its main campus in Tsaile, Arizona, United States. It was established in 1968 as a higher education institution for people of the Navajo tribes living in the states of Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico. The college offers a number of associate degrees and certificate programs in a wide range of subjects.

Din 'College is organizaed into the following academic divisions:

  • Business and Applied Science
  • Center for Din 'Studies
  • Humanities, Fine Arts, Communications
  • Math, Science, and Technology
  • Center for Din 'Teacher Education
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences

The athletics teams of Din 'College are known as the Warriors. The official mascot of the college is the Warrior. Students from Din 'College participate in intercollegiate cross country, archery and rodeo championships.

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Contacting Dine College

Dine College
Tsaile , AZ 86556
General Phone: (928) 724-6600

Dine College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts108Native American studies, Native American languages, liberal arts and sciences, social services
Business and Management48business, business management
Education and Teaching28elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Science25biological and biomedical sciences
Office and Administration6office management
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science, computer science
Fine Arts4fine arts studies
Family and Social Work3social work
Medicine3public health courses
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental science
Engineering0various engineering courses

Number of programs and degrees for Dine College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree23217

Dine College Student Body

Dine College is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, Dine College had a total enrollment of 1,657 students (1,106 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 1%
Black 0%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 98%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 17%
20-21 14%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 11%
35-39 8%
40-49 13%
50-64 7%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Mexico16%

Dine College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 44 %
Part-Time 33 %

Dine College Room and Board (2007)

Dine College offers campus housing for 218 of its 1,106 (full-time) students.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Dine College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,165
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 1,165
Room and board $ 3,400
Room charge $ 1,550
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,294
Books and supplies $ 950
Other expenses $ 4,950

Financial Aid:
Dine College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 824600)

Dine College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3720

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year37$46,89720$46,036
All faculty totalacademic year37$46,89720$46,036

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Dine College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports9615

Dine College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering, Other

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
American Indian/Native American Languages, Lit and Linguistics
American Indian/Native American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Public Health, Other

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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