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Key Facts, Public Documents, and Right to Know

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Key Facts

IAIA is Unique in All the World—There is no other college like it. Here are some of the key facts about this special place.

  • IAIA is the only institution of higher learning in the world dedicated to contemporary Native American art. Read the Enabling Legislation Public Law 99-498 Title XV
  • We are the only national center of research, training, and scholarship for Native Americans devoted solely to American Indian and Alaska Native arts and culture, recognized by Congress as “our only Native art form and cultural heritage.” Read the Enabling Legislation Public Law 99-498 Title XV
  • IAIA is one of only three Congressionally-chartered schools in the country. Read the Enabling Legislation Public Law 99-498 Title XV
  • IAIA is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
  • Although the great majority of our students, faculty, and staff are Native American, one does not have to be Native American to attend IAIA or events at IAIA.


Institutional Data

The Office of Institutional Research collects and analyzes information about IAIA that supports the data-driven decisions of our administrative and academic units, the IAIA community, and external agencies. Aggregated data are available for public use on the Office of Institutional Research web page.

Right to Know Information

This page contains links to information required by the Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990.

Accreditation InformationSee the Higher Learning Commission
Alcohol and Drug PolicySee Alcohol and Drug Policy on page 30 in the Student Handbook
Articulation AgreementsSee Central New Mexico Community College, Diné College, Haskell Indian Nations University, Ilisagvik College, Navajo Technical University, Northern New Mexico College, San Juan College Articulation, SFCC Articulation, SFCC Articulation II, Southwestern College, Tohono O’odham Community College, and University of Alaska Southeast
Campus Crime StatisticsSee IAIA Campus Crime Statistics Report
Campus Safety and Fire Safety ReportSee IAIA Campus Safety and Fire Safety Report
Constitution and Citizenship DaySee Constitution and Citizenship Day
Copyright Infringement PolicySee Plagiarism of Written Source Material on page 57 in the IAIA College Catalog
Course ScheduleSee Academic Calendar on page 5 in the IAIA College Catalog
Current Academic ProgramsSee Table of Contents on page 1 in the IAIA College Catalog
Disability Support ServicesSee IAIA Disability Support Services
Family Educational Rights and Policy Art (FERPA)See FERPA on page 56 in the IAIA College Catalog
Financial Aid Policies and ProceduresSee IAIA Financial Aid
Gainful EmploymentSee IAIA Museum Studies Certificate and IAIA Business Certificate
Graduate School PlacementIAIA hosts a Graduate School Day every November. Many undergraduate alum have completed IAIA's Master of Fine Arts programs. For more information, contact
Identification Card PolicySee Identification Cards on page 22 in the IAIA College Catalog
Net Price CalculatorSee Net Price Calculator
Refund Policy and Return of Title IV Funds PolicySee Other Financial Information on page 43 in the IAIA College Catalog
Retention Rates, Graduation Rates, and Alumni DataSee IAIA Institutional Research
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) PolicySee Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy on page 35 in the IAIA College Catalog
Student Activities and ServicesSee IAIA Student Activities and Services
Student EmploymentSee IAIA Student Employment
Student Identity Verification PolicySee Student Identity Verification Policy
Study Abroad PolicyStudy abroad opportunities are available and reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Transfer credit policies apply and financial aid eligibility is determined before enrollment.
Textbook InformationSee the IAIA College Catalog
Title IX and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation PolicySee Title IX on page 14 in the IAIA College Catalog
Transfer Credit PolicySee General Information on page 16 in the IAIA College Catalog
Vaccination PolicySee IAIA Student Handbook
Voter RegistrationSee Exercise Your Right to Vote
Withdrawal PolicySee Changes in Enrollment on page 52 in the IAIA College Catalog
Anita M. Gavin

Anita M. Gavin

Interim Director
Institutional Research
P (505) 424-5701