Haskell Indian Nations University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Scholarships & More

Haskell Indian Nations University
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Haskell Indian Nations University Admissions Overview:

Students interested in attending HINU will need to submit an application, along with SAT or ACT scores, an essay, and high school transcripts. With an acceptance rate of 86%, the school is not highly selective, and students with solid grades and test scores are likely to be admitted, provided they meet all requirements.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Percent of Applicants Admitted: 86%

Haskell Indian Nations University Description:

Haskell Indian Nations University first opened its doors in 1884 as the United States Indian Industrial Training School, an institution that taught trade skills to elementary school aged American Indian children. Today, this public university offers a range of Associate and Bachelor degree programs to American Indian and Alaska Native people. The school is located in Lawrence, Kansas, and all students hail from federally recognized tribes in the United States. The university offers more two-year associate than four-year baccalaureate programs, but students can earn BA or BS degrees in environmental science, teacher education, American Indian studies, or business administration.

HINU has a cooperative program with the nearby University of Kansas. Academics at HINU are supported by a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio. The university has a range of student clubs and activities, many focused on Native American cultures. On the athletic front, the Haskell Indians compete in the NAIA Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference for all sports except football.

The university fields five men's and five women's intercollegiate sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 820 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $480
  • Books: $1,500 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $950
  • Other Expenses: $5,620
  • Total Cost: $8,550

Haskell Indian Nations University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 74%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 73%
    • Loans: 0%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $4,774
    • Loans: -

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: American Indian Studies, Business Administration, Environmental Science

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): -
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 29%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Football, Golf, Track and Field, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Track and Field, Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country, Softball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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