Best Colleges with American Indian/native American Studies Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in American Indian/native American Studies, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in American Indian/native American Studies is a somewhat popular major and offered at a decent amount schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer American Indian/native American Studies degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a American Indian/native American Studies degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in American Indian/native American Studies.

The Best American Indian/native American Studies Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford University offers 2 American Indian/native American Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of American Indian/native American Studies with students earning 1 Bachelor's degree.

Based on 64 Reviews
2 Dartmouth College Hanover, NH

Dartmouth College offers 2 American Indian/native American Studies Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a remote town. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of American Indian/native American Studies with students earning 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
3 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 2 American Indian/native American Studies Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of American Indian/native American Studies with students earning 5 Master's degrees, and 2 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 88 Reviews
4 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 2 American Indian/native American Studies Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of American Indian/native American Studies with students earning 4 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
5 University of California-Davis Davis, CA

University of California-Davis offers 4 American Indian/native American Studies Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 8 students graduated in the study area of American Indian/native American Studies with students earning 4 Bachelor's degrees, 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 92 Reviews
6 Colgate University Hamilton, NY

Colgate University offers 2 American Indian/native American Studies Degree programs. It's a small private university in a far away town. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of American Indian/native American Studies with students earning 1 Bachelor's degree.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin offers 1 American Indian/native American Studies Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of American Indian/native American Studies with students earning 2 Certificates degrees.

Based on 100 Reviews
8 University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
UW Seattle

University of Washington-Seattle Campus offers 2 American Indian/native American Studies Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of American Indian/native American Studies with students earning 13 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 144 Reviews
9 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities offers 2 American Indian/native American Studies Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of American Indian/native American Studies with students earning 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 168 Reviews
10 University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HI

University of Hawaii at Manoa offers 2 American Indian/native American Studies Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 46 students graduated in the study area of American Indian/native American Studies with students earning 39 Bachelor's degrees, and 7 Master's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews

List of American Indian/native American Studies Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
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  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Stanford University Stanford University Stanford, CA
5/5
6 : 1 16,980
Dartmouth College Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
5/5
8 : 1 6,350
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
Colgate University Colgate University Hamilton, NY
5/5
10 : 1 2,861
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
3/5
18 : 1 50,950
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
3/5
14 : 1 50,678
University of Hawaii at Manoa University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HI
3/5
14 : 1 18,865
San Diego State University San Diego State University San Diego, CA
2/5
31 : 1 34,254
Arizona State University-Tempe Arizona State University-Tempe Tempe, AZ
3/5
27 : 1 51,984
University of Iowa University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
3/5
13 : 1 30,844
University of California-Riverside University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA
3/5
24 : 1 21,385
Creighton University Creighton University Omaha, NE
5/5
12 : 1 8,435
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus Norman, OK
3/5
22 : 1 27,428
Montana State University Montana State University Bozeman, MT
2/5
22 : 1 15,236
University of New Mexico-Main Campus University of New Mexico-Main Campus Albuquerque, NM
2/5
15 : 1 27,285
Augsburg College Augsburg College Minneapolis, MN
5/5
15 : 1 3,458
San Francisco State University San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
2/5
28 : 1 30,256
Washington State University Washington State University Pullman, WA
3/5
20 : 1 29,686
University of Minnesota-Duluth University of Minnesota-Duluth Duluth, MN
3/5
21 : 1 10,878
University of Wyoming University of Wyoming Laramie, WY
2/5
17 : 1 12,648
University of North Dakota University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
2/5
20 : 1 14,951
University of Michigan-Dearborn University of Michigan-Dearborn Dearborn, MI
3/5
23 : 1 9,066

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Getting an American Indian/native American Studies Degree Online

Schools offering online American Indian/native American Studies degrees

Online American Indian/native American Studies degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 7 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online American Indian/native American Studies degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College 0 7 0 0 0
Montana State University 6 0 0 0 0
University of Alaska Fairbanks 0 0 5 0 0
Phoenix College 3 0 0 0 0
Nebraska Indian Community College 0 1 0 0 0
How many schools offer online American Indian/native American Studies degrees?
  • 2 Certificates
  • 2 Associate's
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What degrees do people get in American Indian/native American Studies?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 42 Colleges 152 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 50 Colleges 259 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 19 Colleges 53 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 3 Colleges 13 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 10 Colleges 39 Graduates

American Indian/native American Studies Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a American Indian/native American Studies degree, there are many possibilities for a traditional degree as well as higher education options. The most normal path for those earning a degree in American Indian/native American Studies can figure a standard two to four years to earn a degree. The most popular American Indian/native American Studies degree earned was a bachelor's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular American Indian/native American Studies degree that people acquire is an associate's degree. While a bachelor's degree has more popularity, it isn't uncommon for an associate's degree as well. Although a doctoral degree is offered at some schools, getting an advanced degree is not very common. Picking a degree in American Indian/native American Studies will ultimately come down to what you hope to achieve with that degree in addition to finding something that meets your personal requirements such as school availability and schedule flexibility.

Average cost of college for a American Indian/native American Studies degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,182 Public In-State
$5,411 Private In-State
$5,297 Public Out-of-State
$5,429 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$7,435 Public In-State
$24,713 Private In-State
$17,366 Public Out-of-State
$25,454 Private Out-of-State
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