Welcome to the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Office of Admissions. We are excited that you are exploring IAIA’s programs for your educational journey. IAIA is the only four-year degree fine arts institution in the world devoted to contemporary Native American and Alaskan Native arts. As such, we dedicate ourselves, our curriculum, our facilities, and our energy to preparing our students for success and leadership, which reflects Native cultures and values. As one of 37 tribal colleges located in the United States, we are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and IAIA is a member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC).
“To empower creativity and leadership in Native Arts and cultures through higher education, life-long learning, and outreach.” At IAIA our mission is more than a statement, it is the on-going objective of our highly talented and dedicated faculty and staff.
Admissions Counselor Warrior Brown (Diné) is from Rock Point, Arizona. Brown is Hashk’aan Hadzoho (Yucca Fruit-Strung-Out-On-A-Line clan) born for Tsenabahiłnii (Sleeping Rock People Clan). A graduate from Arizona State University with a Bachelors in Global Health, he has a profound ambition to serve communities throughout the domestic and international setting. Aside from his professional health career, he is excited to grow his experience in the artistic scene and has a growing appreciation for the Cinematic and Performing Arts.
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