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Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 6.2.  Enrollment in tribally controlled colleges and number and percentage of students who are American Indians/Alaska Natives: Fall 2006

Tribally controlled college Location Type of
college
Total Number
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
Percent
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
Total     17,255 13,635 79.0
Bay Mills Community College Brimlay, MI 2 year 550 325 59.1
Blackfeet Community College Browning, MT 2 year 467 442 94.6
Cankdeska Cikana Community College Fort Totten, ND 2 year 233 219 94.0
Chief Dull Knife College1 Lame Deer, MT 2 year 359 285 79.4
College of the Menominee Nation Kashena, WI 2 year 513 427 83.2
           
Diné College Tsaile, AZ 2 year 1,669 1,635 98.0
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Cloquet, MN 2 year 2,181 310 14.2
Fort Belknap College Harlem, MT 2 year 161 148 91.9
Fort Berthold Community College New Town, ND 2 year 196 190 96.9
Fort Peck Community College Poplar, MT 2 year 441 369 83.7
           
Haskell Indian Nations University Lawrence, KS 4 year 889 889 100.0
Ilisagvik College Barrow, AK 2 year 203 138 68.0
Institute of American Indian Arts2 Santa Fe, NM 4 year 192 174 90.6
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Hayward, WI 2 year 574 454 79.1
Leech Lake Tribal College Cass Lake, MN 2 year 198 172 86.9
           
Little Big Horn College Crow Agency, MT 2 year 312 290 92.9
Little Priest Tribal College Winnebago, NE 2 year 95 82 86.3
Navajo Technical College3 Crownpoint, NM 2 year 392 388 99.0
Nebraska Indian Community College Macy, NE 2 year 115 105 91.3
Northwest Indian College Bellingham, WA 2 year 623 506 81.2
           
Oglala Lakota College Kyle, SD 4 year 1,485 1,355 91.2
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College Mount Pleasant, MI 2 year 125 108 86.4
Salish Kootenai College Pablo, MT 4 year 1,092 866 79.3
Sinte Gleska University Rosebud, SD 4 year 969 778 80.3
Sisseton Wahpeton Community College Sisseton, SD 2 year 279 251 90.0
           
Sitting Bull College Fort Yates, ND 4 year 286 254 88.8
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute Albuquerque, NM 2 year 561 561 100.0
Stone Child College Box Elder, MT 2 year 397 370 93.2
Tohono O'odham Community College Sells, AZ 2 year 198 195 98.5
Turtle Mountain Community College Belcourt, ND 4 year 788 739 93.8
           
United Tribes Technical College Bismarck, ND 2 year 606 543 89.6
White Earth Tribal and Community College Mahnomen, MN 2 year 106 67 63.2
1 Previously named Dull Knife Memorial College.
2 Congressionally chartered under the name Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture.
3 Previously named Crownpoint Institute of Technology.
NOTE: These colleges are, with few exceptions, tribally controlled and located on reservations. They are all members of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Totals include persons of other racial/ethnic categories not separately shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, 2007, based on Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2006.

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