Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate Tuition

2019–2020 Undergraduate

Part-Time Students (1–11 credits per semester)Cost Per Credit
United States Residents$206
Online Only ‡$154.50
Canadian First Nations$206
International$412

Full-Time Students (12–18 credits per semester)SemesterYear
United States Residents$2,470 ($206 per credit over 18)$4,940 ($206 per credit over 18)
Online Only ‡$1,852.50$3,705
Canadian First Nations$2,470 ($206 per credit over 18)$4,940 ($206 per credit over 18)
International$4,940 ($412 per credit over 18)$9,880 ($412 per credit over 18)
ItemSemesterYear
Shared Room$2,196$4,392
Family Housing$4,454$8,908
Meal Plan (19 meals per week)$2,866$5,732
Meal Plan (14 meals per week)$2,113$4,226
ItemFeeDeposit
Admissions Application$25
Associated Student Government (ASG) *†$50 (per semester)
Background Check$50 (one-time fee)
Classroom, Library, and Textbooks$75 (refundable)
Duplicate Diploma$40
Family Housing$250
Fitness$45 (per semester)
Housing$100 (refundable)
Key Card and Room Key$20 (refundable)
Returned Check$35
Student ID Replacement$20
Studio$60 (per course)
Technology$45 (per semester)
Registrar’s Office$30 (one-time fee)
Undergraduate Graduation$70

*Does not apply to non-degree seeking” students.
†Does not apply to summer semester registration.
‡There is a 25% tuition reduction for students who are taking all online courses for a semester.
Note: Summer 2020 semester fees are based on 2019–2020 costs, see the College Catalog.

Creative Writing MFA Tuition

Creative Writing MFA Fees (First Year)

ItemFeeDeposit
Admissions Application$25
Tuition$12,000
Technology$600
Books and Materials$1,000
Residency Housing$1,200$100 (refundable)
Classroom and Libraryn/a$75 (refundable)
Key Card and Room Keyn/a$20 (refundable)
Total$14,825$195

Creative Writing MFA Fees (Second Year)

ItemFeeDeposit
Admissions Applicationn/a
Tuition$12,000
Technology$600
Books and Materials$1,000
Residency Housing$1,800$100 (refundable)
Classroom and Libraryn/a$75 (refundable)
Key Card and Room Keyn/a$20 (refundable)
Total$15,400$195

Creative Writing MFA Fees (Residency Only)

ItemFeeDeposit
Admissions Application$25
Tuition$1,500
Technology$45
Residency Single Room *$213$100 (refundable)
Residency Meal Plan$225
Classroom and Libraryn/a$75 (refundable)
Key Card and Room Key *n/a$20 (refundable)
Total$2,035$195

Creative Writing MFA Additional Fees

ItemFeeDeposit
Returned Check$35n/a
Student ID Replacement$20n/a
Registrar’s Office$30 (one-time fee)n/a
Please see course descriptions for additional course fees if applicable.

*Spring residency and graduation residency students are responsible for accommodations. IAIA rate is available at Inn at Santa Fe, 5 miles from campus, at (888) 871-7138.

Net Price Calculator
View the Net Price Calculator (link opens in new window) for the 2014–2015 college year. Follow the instructions on the subsequent screens to receive an estimate of how much students similar to you paid to attend the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in 2014-2015.

(The 2014–2015 college year is currently the most up-to-date information provided by IAIA which utilizes the U.S. Department of Education’s Net Price Calculator template.)

Scott Whitaker

Scott Whitaker

Financial Aid Director
Student Success Center
P (505) 424-5724
E scott.whitaker@iaia.edu

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