Navajo Technical University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,752
48.8% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$2,770
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
1,354
40% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
11.1%
1 Graduates

About

Navajo Technical University is a higher education institution located in McKinley County, NM. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Navajo Technical University were Welding Technology (20 degrees awarded), Pre-Nursing Studies (7 degrees), and Paralegal (5 degrees).

In 2022, 143 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Navajo Technical University. 56.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was american indian or alaska native (141 degrees), 141 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Navajo Technical University is $1,752, which is $−1,848 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,600).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Navajo Technical University is $1,752, which is $−1,848 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,600).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,770.

In 2022, 62% of undergraduate students attending Navajo Technical University received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$1,752
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Navajo Technical University was $1,752. The cost of tuition at Navajo Technical University is $−1,848 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,600).

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Average Net Price

$2,770
2022 Value
11.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Navajo Technical University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,770. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Navajo Technical University grew by 11.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,695
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Navajo Technical University was of $5,695 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

62% of undergraduate students at Navajo Technical University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 7.46% with respect to 2021, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Navajo Technical University had a total enrollment of 1,354 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Navajo Technical University is 542 students and the part-time enrollment is 812. This means that 40% of students enrolled at Navajo Technical University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Navajo Technical University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93.8% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.77% Hispanic or Latino, 1.48% White, 0.739% Black or African American, 0.443% Two or More Races, 0.0739% Asian, and 0.0739% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Navajo Technical University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly American Indian or Alaska Native Female (52.5%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (43%) and Black or African American Male (1.14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly American Indian or Alaska Native Female (56.3%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (43.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Navajo Technical University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,354 students. The full-time enrollment at Navajo Technical University is 542 and the part-time enrollment is 812. This means that 40% of students enrolled at Navajo Technical University are enrolled full-time compared with 47.9% at similar Tribal Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

29%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Navajo Technical University was 29%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Tribal Colleges (61%), Navajo Technical University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native
    1,270 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    24 enrolled students
  3. White
    20 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Navajo Technical University is 93.8% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.77% Hispanic or Latino, 1.48% White, 0.739% Black or African American, 0.443% Two or More Races, 0.0739% Asian, and 0.0739% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Tribal Colleges is 77.8% American Indian or Alaska Native, 14.3% White, and 2.92% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 16 students (1.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 19 more women than men received degrees from Navajo Technical University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Navajo Technical University is american indian or alaska native (141 degrees awarded). There were 141 times more american indian or alaska native recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Navajo Technical University is Welding Technology (20 degrees awarded), followed by Pre-Nursing Studies (7 degrees) and Paralegal (5 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Navajo Technical University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (20 degrees awarded), Construction (9 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (12 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,534,386 people), Secondary school teachers (448,007 people), Education administrators (243,222 people), Special education teachers (180,948 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (163,936 people).

The most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University in 2022 are Precision Production (20 degrees awarded), Construction (9 degrees), Engineering Technologies (12 degrees), Legal (5 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Precision Production (20 degrees awarded), Construction (9 degrees), Engineering Technologies (12 degrees), Legal (5 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,667,382 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (237,317 people), Construction (147,960 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (113,587 people), and Child day care services (95,784 people).

The most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Precision Production (20 degrees awarded), Construction (9 degrees), Engineering Technologies (12 degrees), Legal (5 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Navajo Technical University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 20 degrees awarded
  2. 7 degrees awarded
  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Navajo Technical University was Welding Technology with 20 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

62
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
81
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Navajo Technical University, which is 0.765 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (81).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Navajo Technical University in Welding Technology, which is 4 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Navajo Technical University in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is 19 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
13%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 0% of students graduating from Navajo Technical University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 13% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 13% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Navajo Technical University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (25% graduation rate). Across all Tribal Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native
    141 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Navajo Technical University is american indian or alaska native (141 degrees awarded). There were 141 times more american indian or alaska native recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native Female
    81 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native Male
    60 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Navajo Technical University is american indian or alaska native female (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more american indian or alaska native female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native male (60 degrees).

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Operations

Navajo Technical University has an endowment valued at nearly $8.07M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−10.5%) compared to the 1.85% average return (60.4k on 3.26M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2022, Navajo Technical University had a total salary expenditure of 42.7M. Navajo Technical University employs 46 Assistant professors, 20 Instructors and 16 Associate professors. Most academics at Navajo Technical University are Male Assistant professor (28), Female Assistant professor (18), and Male Instructor (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Navajo Technical University are: Service, with 54 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees.

Endowment

$8.07M
2022 Endowment
0.0000124%
growth from 2021

Navajo Technical University has an endowment valued at about $8.07M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Navajo Technical University grew 0.0000124% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.81M higher than than the median endowment of Tribal Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$14.1M
2022 Salaries
13.9%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Navajo Technical University paid a median of $14.1M in salaries, which represents 33.1% of their overall expenditure ($42.7M) and a 13.9% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Tribal Colleges is 4.83M (35.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.98M
Instructional Salaries
91
Number of Employees

In 2022, Navajo Technical University paid a total of $4.98M to 91 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.03M (21.4%) for similar Tribal Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
46 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
54 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Navajo Technical University were Assistant professor with 46 employees, Instructor with 20 employees, and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Navajo Technical University were Service with 54 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Navajo Technical University was Male Assistant professor with 28 employees, Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Male Instructor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Navajo Technical University.

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