Navajo Technical College

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School Overview

Navajo Technical College offers high-tech certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs designed for the Navajo nation, which now numbers more than 300,000. The college emphasizes the Done Philosophy of Education and incorporates Diné cultural principles: Nitsáhákees, Nahátá, Īína, Siihasin into the learning environment.

The goals of the college include the following:

  • Offer high quality, hands-on education for students and the community
  • Provide students with a nondiscriminatory environment for higher
  • Function as a resources for ongoing academic progress and education of the Navajo Nation
  • Create and maintain a network with other higher education institutions

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 849

Crownpoint, NM 87313

(505) 786-4326

Fax: (505) 786-5644

Contact: Delores Becenti

Main Address

PO Box 849

Crownpoint, NM 87313

(505) 786-4100

Total undergrads: 936

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 302

Degree-seeking undergrads: 911


Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: ACCUPLACER required for all students to identify any remedial education requirements.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science C
Livestock Management C
Range Science/Management C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Construction technology C
Professional assistant A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Information Technology A,C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Construction Trades – General C
Electrician C


Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Solar Energy A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) A
Nursing Assistance A,C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A
Prelaw A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science C
Natural Resources & Conservation – General C

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts A,C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration A

Social Sciences

Cartography/GIS A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Diving – Professional/Instruction C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas 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.

Navajo Technical University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: Lower Point Road, State Road 371, Crownpoint, NM 87313-0849
Setting: Rural: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,849
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 9%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,649 (89% 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: $4,070
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,070
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,711

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Navajo Technical University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Navajo Technical University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 311
Construction Trades 31
Education 121
Engineering 3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 34
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 111
Personal and Culinary Services 22
Precision Production 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 11
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 2521101

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Navajo Technical University 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,070
Out-of-state $4,070
Books and supplies $1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,000
Out-of-state $3,000

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 211 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 211 99% $5,711
Student loan aid 0 0% $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,248 79% $6,280
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Navajo Technical University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Navajo Technical University students.

Admissions Considerations

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

Navajo Technical University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,849
Undergraduate enrollment 1,831
Graduate enrollment 18

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

Navajo Technical University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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.

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