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Institute Of American Indian And Alaska Native Culture

Overview of Institute Of American Indian And Alaska Native Culture

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture is located in a rural site not far from an urban area, in Santa Fe, NM. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture top out at the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study fine arts, liberal arts.

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture Selectivity

The admissions department at Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture does not accept all those who apply. In 2007-2008, 82% of applicants were rejected at the school. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 400 to 500 in 2007-2008. A quarter of students admitted in 2007-2008 scored 300 or higher on the math SAT.

Faculty

Students at the school benefit from the low student/teacher ratio.

Student Body

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture offers classes to 231 students (219 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at the school. Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students.

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture Tuition and Affordability

Tuition is fairly low at Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The IAIA is a multi-tribal center of higher education dedicated to the preservation, study, creative application, and contemporary expression of American Indian and Alaska Native arts and cultures."

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Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture
83 Avan Nu Po Road
Santa Fe , NM 87508-1300
General Phone: (505) 424-2331
http://www.iaia.edu

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Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Fine Arts12fine arts
Liberal Arts9Native American studies, creative writing, museum studies
Design1design and visual communication

Number of programs and degrees for Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree85
Bachelor's degree144

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture Student Body

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture had a total enrollment of 231 students (219 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 48%
Women 52%
Full-Time 93%
Part-Time 7%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 86%
(Foreign Students) 14%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 14%
20-21 14%
22-24 15%
25-29 19%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 9%
50-64 10%
65+ 0%

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 78 %

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture Room and Board (2007)

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture offers campus housing for 154 of its 219 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Santa Fe, New Mexico for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Mexico Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total3195919%4475%
Men1393022%2170%
Women1802916%2379%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal400500
SAT Math200300
SAT Writing300550
ACT Verbal1521
ACT Math1520
ACT Composite1521

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT16%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT41%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,500
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,500
Room and board $ 4,900
Room charge $ 2,400
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,500
Books and supplies $ 1,850
Other expenses $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2146400)

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year9$51,23113$47,102
All faculty totalacademic year9$51,23113$47,102

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

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture Degree Programs (2007)

Design
Design and Visual Communications, General

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
American Indian/Native American Studies
Creative Writing
Museology/Museum Studies

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Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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