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

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table A-6.2.  Enrollment in tribally controlled colleges: Fall 1997 through fall 2006

Tribally controlled college 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total 13,583 13,940 13,928 13,680 14,075 15,468 17,776 17,605 17,167 17,255
Bay Mills Community College 453 369 321 360 368 430 386 401 406 550
Blackfeet Community College 411 396 291 299 341 418 546 561 485 467
Cankdeska Cikana Community College 142 124 134 9 169 160 190 197 198 233
Chief Dull Knife College1 508 448 448 461 442 268 442 356 554 359
College of the Menominee Nation 225 249 385 371 407 530 499 507 532 513
                     
Diné College 1,732 1,875 1,881 1,712 1,685 1,822 1,878 1,935 1,825 1,669
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College 704 701 935 999 1,023 1,315 1,735 1,775 1,981 2,181
Fort Belknap College 218 163 266 295 170 158 215 257 175 161
Fort Berthold Community College 223 291 285 50 50 249 274 285 241 196
Fort Peck Community College 360 316 370 400 419 443 419 504 408 441
                     
Haskell Indian Nations University 846 779 885 918 967 887 918 928 918 889
Ilisagvik College 322 279 316 417 214 278 203
Institute of American Indian Arts2 109 109 133 139 44 155 154 176 113 192
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College 493 551 485 489 516 550 561 460 505 574
Leech Lake Tribal College 135 228 222 240 174 244 162 195 189 198
                     
Little Big Horn College 243 324 207 320 203 275 394 291 259 312
Little Priest Tribal College 147 141 88 146 130 154 109 95
Navajo Technical College3 364 227 270 841 299 283 300 306 333 392
Nebraska Indian Community College 223 186 186 170 191 118 190 190 107 115
Northwest Indian College 677 695 548 524 600 667 643 519 495 623
                     
Oglala Lakota College 1,219 1,137 1,198 1,174 1,270 1,279 1,441 1,501 1,302 1,485
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College 41 66 109 123 125
Salish Kootenai College 967 1,016 1,075 1,042 976 1,109 1,100 1,130 1,142 1,092
Sinte Gleska University 766 1,041 910 900 895 787 1,055 1,400 1,123 969
Sisseton Wahpeton Community College 199 201 219 250 275 285 287 287 290 279
                     
Sitting Bull College 217 231 233 22 194 214 317 289 287 286
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute 656 653 643 304 723 777 936 772 614 561
Stone Child College 166 255 188 38 242 83 434 347 344 397
Tohono O'odham Community College 181 169 270 198
Turtle Mountain Community College 579 624 665 686 684 897 959 787 615 788
                     
United Tribes Technical College 263 311 299 204 302 463 466 536 885 606
White Earth Tribal and Community College 99 79 99 81 67 61 106
— Not available.
† Not applicable
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.
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 Enrollment" surveys, 1997 to 1999, and Spring 2001 through Spring 2007 surveys.

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