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

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Rank Ranking
#5969 of 14,160 In the World
#1518 of 2,624 In North America
#1439 of 2,523 In the United States
#7 of 12 In New Mexico
#1 of 2 In Santa Fe

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
557
Graduates
48
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
iaia.edu

Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 100% 100% 100%
Applicants 169 62 107
Admissions 169 62 107
Freshmen enrolled full time 58 22 36
Freshmen enrolled part time 13 6 7

126 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

27 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Other Tests Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native 156 (43%)
Hispanic 86 (23%)
White 74 (20%)
Two or more races 40 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 7 (2%)
Asian 3 (0.8%)
Black or African American 1 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,991
Students receiving aid
100%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $4,940$12,000
Tuition in-state $4,940$12,000
Tuition out-of-state $4,940$12,000
Fee in-district $280$795
Fee in-state $280$795
Fee out-of-state $280$795

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 186
Combined charge for room and board $10,124
Room charge $4,392
Meal charge $5,732

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

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Fine & Studio Arts, General 4 16
Creative Writing 3 12
Museology & Museum Studies 2 2
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 3
American Indian & Native American Studies 3
Grand Total 6 27 12
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 31% 43% 22%
  • Full-time retention rate - 56%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
17
Citations
199

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5 / 96
Medicine
5 / 25
Public Health
3 / 0
Engineering
3 / 38
Development Studies
2 / 0
Business
2 / 1
Economics
2 / 0
Environmental Science
2 / 96
Political Science
2 / 96
Environmental Management
2 / 96
Computer Science
2 / 1
Pediatrics
1 / 24
Technical Drawing
1 / 3
Anatomy and Physiology
1 / 1
Aerospace Engineering
1 / 16
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1 / 0
Physical Therapy
1 / 24
Public Policy / Administration
1 / 0
Physics
1 / 19
Cyber Security
1 / 1
Chemistry
1 / 19
Neurosurgery
1 / 24
Materials Science
1 / 19
Sociology
1 / 0
Human Resource Management
1 / 1
Demography
1 / 0
Sports / Exercise science
1 / 0
Law
1 / 0
Mechanical Engineering
1 / 3

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 0 0
1991 0 1
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 1 3
1998 0 4
1999 1 2
2000 0 4
2001 0 3
2002 3 4
2003 2 3
2004 0 8
2005 0 7
2006 0 10
2007 0 9
2008 0 6
2009 1 11
2010 0 10
2011 0 8
2012 0 6
2013 0 15
2014 1 16
2015 0 15
2016 1 12
2017 0 10
2018 0 12
2019 3 8
2020 2 13

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

  1. Joy Harjo

    Joy Harjo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    poetmusicianwriterchildren's writerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Joy Harjo is an American poet, musician, playwright, and author. She is the incumbent United States Poet Laureate, the first Native American to hold that honor. She is also only the second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to serve three terms. Harjo is a member of the Muscogee Nation (Este Mvskokvlke) and belongs to Oce Vpofv (Hickory Ground). She is an important figure in the second wave of the literary Native American Renaissance of the late 20th century. She studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts, completed her undergraduate degree at University of New Mexico in 1976, and earned an MFA at the University of Iowa in its creative writing program.

  2. Tommy Orange

    Tommy Orange
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Tommy Orange is an American novelist and writer from Oakland, California. His first book There There was one of the finalists for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize and received the 2019 American Book Award.

  3. Layli Long Soldier

    Layli Long Soldier
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Layli Long Soldier is an Oglala Lakota poet, writer, feminist, artist, and activist.

  4. Charlene Teters

    Charlene Teters
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Charlene Teters is a Native American artist, educator, and lecturer. Her paintings and art installations have been featured in over 21 major exhibitions, commissions, and collections. She is a member of the Spokane Tribe, and her Spokane name is Slum Tah. She was born and raised in Spokane, Washington, near the Spokane Indian Reservation.

General info

Alternative names Institute of American Indian Arts
Total FTE staff 117
Carnegie Classification Tribal Colleges

Location and Contacts

Address 83 Avan Nu Po Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87508-1300
United States
City population 68,000
Phone 5054242300
Fax +1(505) 424-0050