Tribal Colleges

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

9169 Coors NW
Albuquerque, NM 87184

college_sipiThe All Indian Pueblo Council initiated the founding of the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) in Albuquerque, New Mexico’s high-tech corridor, to serve the local and national American Indian community. SIPI provides a range of career and transfer opportunities for Native learners in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

Academics and Students
SIPI offers a variety of certificate and associate degree programs in a variety of subjects. Associate degree programs include early childhood education, business administration, pre-engineering, natural resources management, and culinary arts. Certificate programs include computer-aided drafting and design, geospatial information and technology, and optical laboratory technology, and early childhood education. The college also provides developmental education programs, adult basic education, and distance learning programs. Transfer credits are available to other two- and four-year institutions of higher education in New Mexico.

Student Life
SIPI offers a state-of the-art Science and Technology Center, residence halls, an early childhood learning center, and student clubs including but not limited to tribal heritage, financial fitness, culinary arts, hip-hop music, natural resources, and athletics. The college also has a student athletic program.