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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 2018, and 2016-17 and 2017-18
State and institution Level and con-trol1 Total fall enrollment Degrees awarded to American Indians/Alaska Natives
2000 2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018
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
2016-17 2017-18 2016-17 2017-18
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 17,089 16,822 16,621 16,190 12,705 78.5 1,135 1,248 341 376
Alaska                                
Ilisagvik College 1 322 174 54.0 278 288 193 188 111 335 210 62.7 7 16 0 0
                                 
Arizona                                
Diné College 1 1,712 1,645 96.1 1,825 2,033 1,490 1,396 1,465 1,519 1,497 98.6 129 138 10 28
Tohono O'odham Community College 2 --- --- --- 270 207 212 276 400 459 393 85.6 17 21
                                 
Kansas                                
Haskell Indian Nations University 1 918 918 100.0 918 958 799 820 806 733 733 100.0 93 114 102 93
                                 
Michigan                                
Bay Mills Community College 2 360 228 63.3 406 607 541 467 448 477 267 56.0 21 39
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community
   College
2 --- --- --- --- --- 102 104 98 84 57 67.9 6 9
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College 2 --- --- --- 123 153 116 141 154 140 104 74.3 15 21
                                 
Minnesota                                
Fond du Lac Tribal and
   Community College
2 999 221 22.1 1,981 2,339 2,227 2,101 1,946 1,982 118 6.0 22 29
Leech Lake Tribal College 2 240 228 95.0 189 235 348 286 181 173 147 85.0 39 36
White Earth Tribal and Community
   College
4 --- --- --- 61 117 68 77 90 106 93 87.7 9 5
                                 
Montana                                
Aaniiih Nakoda College 2 295 266 90.2 175 214 219 149 122 150 125 83.3 28 29
Blackfeet Community College 4 299 288 96.3 485 473 442 425 375 305 284 93.1 71 43
Chief Dull Knife College 2 461 365 79.2 554 433 218 168 186 196 176 89.8 20 22
Fort Peck Community College 2 400 338 84.5 408 452 321 385 358 305 250 82.0 20 23
Little Big Horn College 2 320 303 94.7 259 380 248 225 243 255 250 98.0 21 29
Salish Kootenai College 3 1,042 881 84.5 1,142 1,158 784 859 809 720 539 74.9 55 48 30 35
Stone Child College 1 38 38 100.0 344 332 540 544 554 444 424 95.5 17 20 0 0
                                 
Nebraska                                
Little Priest Tribal College 2 141 121 85.8 109 148 132 132 141 130 113 86.9 10 10
Nebraska Indian Community College 2 170 146 85.9 107 177 158 175 180 200 185 92.5 4 10
                                 
New Mexico                                
Institute of American Indian and
   Alaska Native Culture
   and Arts Development
1 139 139 100.0 113 313 493 582 659 589 409 69.4 4 1 19 17
Navajo Technical University 1 841 841 100.0 333 1,019 1,686 1,675 1,875 1,600 1,555 97.2 48 78 22 40
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic
   Institute
2 304 304 100.0 614 531 402 367 366 367 367 100.0 71 70
                                 
North Dakota                                
Cankdeska Cikana Community College 2 9 8 88.9 198 220 188 178 242 178 157 88.2 22 10
Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College 1 50 47 94.0 241 215 229 268 228 198 163 82.3 6 10 1 8
Sitting Bull College 1 22 20 90.9 287 314 261 282 317 273 247 90.5 23 20 6 6
Turtle Mountain Community College 3 686 608 88.6 615 969 555 584 567 573 550 96.0 62 110 9 7
United Tribes Technical College 3 204 186 91.2 885 600 391 483 315 429 392 91.4 25 44 18 13
                                 
Oklahoma                                
College of the Muscogee Nation 2 --- --- --- --- --- 202 213 227 217 190 87.6 26 39
                                 
South Dakota                                
Oglala Lakota College 1 1,174 1,077 91.7 1,302 1,830 1,366 1,301 1,246 1,300 1,227 94.4 70 48 53 61
Sinte Gleska University 3 900 757 84.1 1,123 2,473 581 568 581 583 524 89.9 28 34 19 16
Sisseton Wahpeton College 2 250 192 76.8 290 261 132 142 197 167 131 78.4 9 11
                                 
Washington                                
Northwest Indian College 1 524 440 84.0 495 626 641 579 544 535 450 84.1 86 71 47 47
                                 
Wisconsin                                
College of the Menominee Nation 3 371 283 76.3 532 615 433 394 285 237 198 83.5 27 21 5 5
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa
   Community College
2 489 397 81.2 505 489 371 288 305 231 180 77.9 24 19
---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 2018-19 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 2019, Fall Enrollment component; and Fall 2017 and Fall 2018, Completions component. (This table was prepared September 2019.)

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