Dine College Admissions

Costs, Financial Aid, Graduation Rates & More

Tsaile, Arizona
Tsaile, Arizona. Dan Kunz / Flickr

Dine College Admissions Overview:

Dine College has open admissions. This means that any students interested in the school has the opportunity to attend--there are no minimum requirements (other than a high school diploma or equivalent). However, applications are still needed. Required materials include a completed application form, high school transcripts, and a small application fee. For more information, be sure to check out the school's website, and interested students are welcome to visit the campus and make an appointment with the admissions office.

Admissions Data (2016):

Dine College Description:

Dine College (originally called "Navajo Community College") was founded in 1968 by the Navajo Nation. Located in Tsaile, Arizona, Dine primarily offers Associate's degrees, although they do offer some Bachelor degrees. Students can study Fine Art, Computer Science, Navajo Language, Elementary Education, Public Health, and many other fields of study. In athletics, the Dine College Warriors compete in archery, Rodeo, and Cross Country. Tuition to DC is far below average, and students can expect grant-based financial aid, with little to no loans.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,396 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 33% Male / 67% Female
  • 62% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $725
  • Books: $1,400 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $4,940
  • Other Expenses: $4,950
  • Total Cost: $12,015

Dine College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 89%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 89%
    • Loans: 0%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $3,322
    • Loans: $ -

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Elementary Education, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Public Health, American Indian Studies, Fine Arts

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): -%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 43%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 100%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 100%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Track and Field, Cross Country, Archery, Rodeo
  • Women's Sports: Rodeo, Archery, Cross Country, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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