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Table 312.50. Fall enrollment and degrees conferred in degree-granting tribally controlled postsecondary institutions, by state and institution: Selected years, fall 2000 through fall 2017, and 2015-16 and 2016-17
State and institution Level and con-trol1 Total fall enrollment Degrees awarded to American Indians/Alaska Natives
2000 2005 2010 2013 2015 2016 2017
Total Total American Indian/ Alaska Native Percent American Indian/ Alaska Native Total Total American Indian/ Alaska Native Percent American Indian/ Alaska Native Associate’s Bachelor’s
2015-16 2016-17 2015-16 2016-17
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Tribally controlled                                
institutions 13,680 11,459 83.8 17,167 21,179 18,264 17,089 16,822 16,424 12,897 78.5 1,299 1,135 301 341
Alaska                                
Ilisagvik College 1 322 174 54.0 278 288 257 193 188 111 79 71.2 9 7 0 0
                                 
Arizona                                
Diné College 1 1,712 1,645 96.1 1,825 2,033 1,489 1,490 1,396 1,465 1,445 98.6 187 129 17 10
Tohono O'odham Community College 2 270 207 243 212 276 400 359 89.8 12 17
                                 
Kansas                                
Haskell Indian Nations University 1 918 918 100.0 918 958 742 799 820 806 806 100.0 115 93 86 102
                                 
Michigan                                
Bay Mills Community College 2 360 228 63.3 406 607 531 541 467 448 248 55.4 22 21
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community
   College
2 106 102 104 98 52 53.1 5 6
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College 2 123 153 117 116 141 154 114 74.0 10 15
                                 
Minnesota                                
Fond du Lac Tribal and
   Community College
2 999 221 22.1 1,981 2,339 2,272 2,227 2,101 1,946 163 8.4 25 22
Leech Lake Tribal College 2 240 228 95.0 189 235 348 348 286 181 161 89.0 40 39
White Earth Tribal and Community
   College
4 61 117 60 68 77 90 60 66.7 14 9
                                 
Montana                                
Aaniiih Nakoda College 2 295 266 90.2 175 214 139 219 149 122 110 90.2 15 28
Blackfeet Community College 4 299 288 96.3 485 473 450 442 425 375 343 91.5 83 71
Chief Dull Knife College 2 461 365 79.2 554 433 201 218 168 186 169 90.9 35 20
Fort Peck Community College 2 400 338 84.5 408 452 405 321 385 358 320 89.4 13 20
Little Big Horn College 2 320 303 94.7 259 380 329 248 225 243 232 95.5 40 21
Salish Kootenai College 3 1,042 881 84.5 1,142 1,158 840 784 859 809 579 71.6 53 55 33 30
Stone Child College 1 38 38 100.0 344 332 404 540 544 554 487 87.9 7 17 0 0
                                 
Nebraska                                
Little Priest Tribal College 2 141 121 85.8 109 148 144 132 132 141 118 83.7 8 10
Nebraska Indian Community College 2 170 146 85.9 107 177 199 158 175 180 174 96.7 13 4
                                 
New Mexico                                
Institute of American Indian and
   Alaska Native Culture
   and Arts Development
1 139 139 100.0 113 313 422 493 582 659 438 66.5 6 4 24 19
Navajo Technical University 1 841 841 100.0 333 1,019 1,956 1,686 1,675 1,772 1,706 96.3 63 48 16 22
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic
   Institute
2 304 304 100.0 614 531 530 402 367 366 366 100.0 62 71
                                 
North Dakota                                
Cankdeska Cikana Community College 2 9 8 88.9 198 220 254 188 178 242 220 90.9 15 22
Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College 1 50 47 94.0 241 215 203 229 268 228 185 81.1 24 6 2 1
Sitting Bull College 1 22 20 90.9 287 314 246 261 282 317 285 89.9 32 23 8 6
Turtle Mountain Community College 3 686 608 88.6 615 969 602 555 584 567 544 95.9 75 62 10 9
United Tribes Technical College 3 204 186 91.2 885 600 505 391 483 315 257 81.6 41 25 14 18
                                 
Oklahoma                                
College of the Muscogee Nation 2 191 202 213 227 190 83.7 17 26
                                 
South Dakota                                
Oglala Lakota College 1 1,174 1,077 91.7 1,302 1,830 1,551 1,366 1,301 1,246 1,181 94.8 63 70 44 53
Sinte Gleska University 3 900 757 84.1 1,123 2,473 689 581 568 581 521 89.7 39 28 12 19
Sisseton Wahpeton College 2 250 192 76.8 290 261 194 132 142 197 162 82.2 8 9
                                 
Washington                                
Northwest Indian College 1 524 440 84.0 495 626 681 641 579 544 434 79.8 78 86 33 47
                                 
Wisconsin                                
College of the Menominee Nation 3 371 283 76.3 532 615 661 433 394 285 233 81.8 28 27 2 5
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa
   Community College
2 489 397 81.2 505 489 303 371 288 211 156 73.9 42 24
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
1 1 = 4-year public; 2 = 2-year public; 3 = 4-year private nonprofit; and 4 = 2-year private nonprofit.
NOTE: This table only includes institutions that were in operation during the 2017-18 academic year. They are all members of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and, with few exceptions, are tribally controlled and located on reservations. 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 groups not separately identified. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2001 through Spring 2018, Fall Enrollment component; and Fall 2016 and Fall 2017, Completions component. (This table was prepared November 2018.)

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