Tribal Colleges

Diné College

One Circle Dr. Route 12
Tsaile, AZ 86556

dinecollegeChartered in 1968 by the Navajo Nation, Navajo Community College (renamed Diné College in 1997) was the nation’s first tribally-controlled college, launching the tribal college movement. Diné College serves the Navajo Nation and reservation covering all of northeastern Arizona, the southeastern part of Utah, and northwestern New Mexico. The college’s two main campuses are located in Tsaile, Arizona and Window Rock, Arizona. Satellite sites are located in Chinle, Tuba City, and Window Rock in Arizona, and Crownpoint and Shiprock in New Mexico.

Diné College offers bachelor’s degree programs in elementary education and business administration. It also offers associate degree programs and certificate programs. Associate degree subjects include business, arts, social work, psychology, mathematics, computer information systems, environmental science, biology, public health, and English. Certificate programs include irrigation technician, digital arts, natural resources, and Navajo cultural arts. The college also offers a dual-credit program for high school students seeking to earn college credit in high school.

Student Life
The Tsaile main campus offers student housing, including married and family housing accommodations. Clubs, athletics and intramural sports, and a library in Tsaile with a vast collection accessible via an online portal with delivery to any center are available.