Navajo Technical University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,420
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$4,962
After Financial Aid
2019 Enrolled Students
1,849
45.4% Full-Time

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 (17 degrees awarded), Environmental Science (4 degrees), and Native American Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics (3 degrees).

In 2019, 202 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Navajo Technical University. 61.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was american indian or alaska native (197 degrees), 98.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Navajo Technical University is $3,420, which is $−6 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,426).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Navajo Technical University is $3,420, which is $−6 less than the national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,426).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,962.

In 2019, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,420
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Navajo Technical University was $3,420. The cost of tuition at Navajo Technical University is $−6 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Tribal Colleges ($3,426).

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Average Net Price

$4,962
2019 Value
3.82%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Navajo Technical University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,962. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Navajo Technical University grew by 3.82%.

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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 2019. 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 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Navajo Technical University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 5.95% with respect to 2018, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Navajo Technical University has a total enrollment of 1,849 students. The full-time enrollment at Navajo Technical University is 840 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,009. This means that 45.4% of students enrolled at Navajo Technical University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Navajo Technical University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 96.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.19% Hispanic or Latino, 1.14% White, 0.324% Black or African American, 0.216% Two or More Races, 0.162% 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 (55.9%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (42.3%) and Black or African American Male (0.364%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly American Indian or Alaska Native Female (73.3%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native Male (26.7%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

45.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Navajo Technical University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,849 students. The full-time enrollment at Navajo Technical University is 840 and the part-time enrollment is 1,009. This means that 45.4% of students enrolled at Navajo Technical University are enrolled full-time compared with 55.5% at similar Tribal Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2019 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 76%. 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
    1,786
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    22
  3. White
    21

The enrolled student population at Navajo Technical University is 96.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.19% Hispanic or Latino, 1.14% White, 0.324% Black or African American, 0.216% Two or More Races, 0.162% 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 79.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 14.4% White, and 1.84% 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, 4 students (0.216%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 48 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 (197 degrees awarded). There were 98.5 times more american indian or alaska native graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Navajo Technical University is Early Childhood Education & Teaching (17 degrees awarded), followed by Environmental Science (4 degrees) and Native American Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics (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 Construction (28 degrees awarded), Transportation (7 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (16 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 (69,029 people), Construction managers (46,507 people), Software developers (36,207 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (35,010 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (18,620 people).

The most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Construction (28 degrees awarded), Transportation (7 degrees), Engineering Technologies (16 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), and Precision Production (9 degrees).

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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 Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Real estate brokers & sales agents, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Construction (28 degrees awarded), Transportation (7 degrees), Engineering Technologies (16 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), and Precision Production (9 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 (114,197 people), Computer Systems Design (48,154 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (43,380 people), Elementary & secondary schools (36,802 people), and Air transportation (35,214 people).

The most specialized majors at Navajo Technical University are Construction (28 degrees awarded), Transportation (7 degrees), Engineering Technologies (16 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (5 degrees), and Precision Production (9 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. 17 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 4 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 3 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Navajo Technical University was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 17 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

77
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
125
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 77 degrees were awarded to men at Navajo Technical University, which is 0.616 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (125).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Navajo Technical University in Electrician, which is 6.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 34 degrees were awarded to women at Navajo Technical University in Pre-Nursing Studies, which is 17 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
9%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 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, 9% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
N/A
Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Navajo Technical University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Tribal Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, N/A% of graduates (N/A 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
    197 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Navajo Technical University is american indian or alaska native (197 degrees awarded). There were 98.5 times more american indian or alaska native recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (2 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. American Indian or Alaska Native Female
    123 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native Male
    74 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Navajo Technical University is american indian or alaska native female (123 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more american indian or alaska native female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native male (74 degrees).

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Operations

Navajo Technical University has an endowment valued at nearly $8.07M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.38k (0.0914%), compared to the 6.93% average return ($175k on $2.53M) across all Tribal Colleges.

In 2019, Navajo Technical University had a total salary expenditure of $33.4M. Navajo Technical University employs 34 Assistant professors, 20 Associate professors, and 16 Instructors. Most academics at Navajo Technical University are Male Assistant professors (17), Female Assistant professors(17), and Male Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Navajo Technical University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 37 employees, Service, with 35 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.07M
2019 Endowment
27.2%
growth from 2018

Navajo Technical University has an endowment valued at about $8.07M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Navajo Technical University grew 27.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.54M 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 2019, 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

$11.3M
2019 Salaries
9.69%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Navajo Technical University paid a median of $11.3M in salaries, which represents 34% of their overall expenditure ($33.4M) and a 9.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.6% growth from 2017 and a 10.9% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Tribal Colleges is 3.95M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.36M
Instructional Salaries
85
Number of Employees

In 2019, Navajo Technical University paid a total of $4.36M to 85 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $920k (23.3%) for similar Tribal Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
34 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
37 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Navajo Technical University were Assistant professor with 34 employees; Associate professor with 20 employees; and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Navajo Technical University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees; Service with 35 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Navajo Technical University was Male Assistant professor with 17 employees, Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Male Associate professor with 14 employees.

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