Institute of American Indian Arts

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School Overview

The Institute of American Indian Arts is a four-year college that offers programs that focus on the study of Native American Art (IAIA). The college is located in the city of Santa Fe, the state capital of New Mexico. Graduates from IAIA often launch careers as artists or continue on to other colleges, universities and art schools to complete an advanced degree.

The Institute of American Indian Arts is a regionally accredited higher education institution that offers 2-year associate degree and 4-year bachelor degrees in indigenous liberal arts (native american studies), studio art, creative writing, museum studies, new media art and visual communications.

IAIA belongs to the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), an association of tribal colleges established in 1972 to represent the interests of higher education institutions owned and operated by American Indian nations.

General Information

Admission Office

83 Avan Nu Po Road

Santa Fe, NM 87508-1300

(505) 424-2332

(800) 804-6422

Fax: (505) 424-4500



Contact: John Gritts

Director of Admissions, Records & Enrollment
Main Address

83 Avan Nu Po Road

Santa Fe, NM 87508-1300

(505) 424-2300

www.iaia.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 221

Degree-seeking undergrads: 184

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $5

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 4%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Indigenous liberal studies A,B
Native American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts A,B
New media arts A,B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing A,B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Museum Studies A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(505) 424-2300
Website:https://iaia.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://iaia.edu/admissions/apply/
Address:83 Avan Nu Po Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508-1300
Setting:41
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:582
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):38%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:455 (78% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,700
Out-of-state Tuition:$4,700
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,362

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
English Language and Literature/Letters111
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies111
Visual and Performing Arts133
Grand total3661

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total3

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,700
Out-of-state$4,700
Books and supplies$2,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,600
Out-of-state$12,600

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid3197%
Grant or scholarship aid3197%$7,362
Student loan aid13%$6,000

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid24957%$8,803
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants21797120
Percent admitted100%100%100%
Percent admitted who enrolled29%27%32%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment582
Undergraduate enrollment522
Graduate enrollment60

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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