Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development

Santa Fe, NM, USA
4.08 Average Rating

Founded in 1962 using a grant from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Institute of American Indian Arts is a tribal college focusing on Native American artwork. Alongside bachelor degrees in creative programs like Studio Arts and Creative Writing, the IAIA also offers an associate’s degree in Native American Studies and a certificate in Native American Art History. Student art is displayed at the Balzer Contemporary Edge Gallery and the campus is also home to The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, the only museum in America dedicated entirely to collecting and displaying modern Native artwork.  

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Rural
In State Students
34%
0
100
100%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 4, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
582
Total Number of Undergrads
522
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
0
100
38%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
7:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$10,532
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$4,960
Out-of-State Tuition
$4,960
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,362
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Size of Town
Rural: Fringe
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After Graduation

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What Students Are Saying

4.08 Average Rating
A great school to hone your skills as an artist. Perfect for all types of artist and visionaries wanting to develop and take there art to the next level. A great school to earn a four year degree.
Derek from Santa Fe, NM
A great school capable of teaching you some of the basic and more advanced aspects of art and Native American art. Really active and helpful teachers that care. There are also a lot of activities to get you involved.
Raymond from Santa Fe, NM

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