Navajo Technical University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,420
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$8,083
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
1,350
40.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
13.3%
2 Graduates

About

Navajo Technical University is a higher education institution located in McKinley County, NM. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Navajo Technical University were Early Childhood Education & Teaching (9 degrees awarded), Information Technology (7 degrees), and Creative Writing (3 degrees).

In 2020, 169 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Navajo Technical University. 63.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was american indian or alaska native (167 degrees), 167 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Navajo Technical University is $3,420, which is $−90 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Navajo Technical University is $3,420, which is $−90 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,083.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students attending Navajo Technical University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,420
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Navajo Technical University was $3,420. The cost of tuition at Navajo Technical University is $−90 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,510).

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Average Net Price

$8,083
2020 Value
62.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Navajo Technical University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,083. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Navajo Technical University grew by 62.9%.

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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 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
N/A%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Navajo Technical University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 15.2% with respect to 2019, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Navajo Technical University has a total enrollment of 1,350 students. The full-time enrollment at Navajo Technical University is 549 students and the part-time enrollment is 801. This means that 40.7% of students enrolled at Navajo Technical University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Navajo Technical University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 95.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.56% White, 1.04% Hispanic or Latino, 0.444% Black or African American, 0.444% Two or More Races, 0.148% Asian, and 0% 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 (61.3%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (36.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.745%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly American Indian or Alaska Native Female (75%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (25%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Navajo Technical University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,350 students. The full-time enrollment at Navajo Technical University is 549 and the part-time enrollment is 801. This means that 40.7% of students enrolled at Navajo Technical University are enrolled full-time compared with 51.4% at similar Tribal Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2020 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 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Tribal Colleges (50%), Navajo Technical University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native
    1,295
  2. White
    21
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    14

The enrolled student population at Navajo Technical University is 95.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.56% White, 1.04% Hispanic or Latino, 0.444% Black or African American, 0.444% Two or More Races, 0.148% Asian, and 0% 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 79.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, 14.6% White, and 1.99% Two or More Races.

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Graduates

In 2020, 47 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 (167 degrees awarded). There were 167 times more american indian or alaska native graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Navajo Technical University is Early Childhood Education & Teaching (9 degrees awarded), followed by Information Technology (7 degrees) and Creative Writing (3 degrees).

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 (16 degrees awarded), Construction (11 degrees), and Legal (11 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Other managers (77,822 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (48,636 people), Construction managers (41,693 people), Postsecondary teachers (36,634 people), and Software developers (34,943 people).

The most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Precision Production (16 degrees awarded), Construction (11 degrees), Legal (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Sales engineers, and Economists

The most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Precision Production (16 degrees awarded), Construction (11 degrees), Legal (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees).

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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 Construction (107,671 people), Elementary & secondary schools (101,924 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (74,850 people), Computer Systems Design (61,144 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (39,590 people).

The most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Precision Production (16 degrees awarded), Construction (11 degrees), Legal (11 degrees), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 9 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 7 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 3 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Navajo Technical University was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 9 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

61
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
108
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 61 degrees were awarded to men at Navajo Technical University, which is 0.565 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (108).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Navajo Technical University in Welding Technology, which is 4.33 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 21 degrees were awarded to women at Navajo Technical University in General Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science, which is 21 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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

In 2020, 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, 0% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 10% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (18.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Navajo Technical University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (18.2% graduation rate). Across all Tribal Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native
    167 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Navajo Technical University is american indian or alaska native (167 degrees awarded). There were 167 times more american indian or alaska native recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (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
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native Female
    107 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native Male
    60 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Navajo Technical University is american indian or alaska native female (107 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 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 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $61.8k (0.765%), compared to the 3.29% average return ($98.8k on $3M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2020, Navajo Technical University had a total salary expenditure of $30.6M. Navajo Technical University employs 35 Assistant professors, 20 Instructors, and 17 Associate professors. Most academics at Navajo Technical University are Female Assistant professors (18), Male Assistant professors(17), and Male Instructors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Navajo Technical University are: Service, with 36 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.07M
2020 Endowment
0.000186%
growth from 2019

Navajo Technical University has an endowment valued at about $8.07M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Navajo Technical University grew 0.000186% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.07M higher than than the median endowment of Tribal Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Navajo Technical University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.2M
2020 Salaries
1.55%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Navajo Technical University paid a median of $11.2M in salaries, which represents 36.4% of their overall expenditure ($30.6M) and a 1.55% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.69% growth from 2018 and a 17.6% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Tribal Colleges is 3.94M (37.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.56M
Instructional Salaries
89
Number of Employees

In 2020, Navajo Technical University paid a total of $4.56M to 89 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $918k (23.3%) for similar Tribal Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
36 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Navajo Technical University were Assistant professor with 35 employees; Instructor with 20 employees; and Instructor with 17 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Navajo Technical University were Service with 36 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Navajo Technical University was Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, Male Assistant professor with 17 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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