Your selection of a college is one of the most important decisions you will make, both for now and the future. It is a decision that should be made carefully with great planning and research.
IAIA seeks to attract and enroll highly motivated and talented students from diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences. IAIA believes in equality of educational opportunity and welcomes all applications for admission. Non-American Indian applicants are evaluated by the same criteria as American Indian, Alaska Native and Canadian First Nations applicants. Admission is granted without regard to age, gender, race, sexual orientation, marital status, handicap or religion.
Admissions & Recruitment General Contact
Associate & Bachelor Degree Programs
- Cinematic Arts & Technology (AFA/BFA)
- Creative Writing (AFA/BFA)
- Indigenous Liberal Studies (AA/BA)
- Museum Studies (AFA/BFA)
- Studio Arts (AFA/BFA)
Certificate Programs- Also all available online
Master Degree Program
Talk to a member of the Admissions and Recruitment Team to answer your questions about the admissions process, student life or academics.
General Information for Undergraduate Students
Applicability of Admissions Procedures
All degree-seeking students must comply with admissions procedures, including students who want to attend school part-time.
Application Due Dates
There are a few important dates to keep in mind:
Applications received after August 4 will be reviewed for the following spring semester.
Applications received after January 4 will be reviewed for the following fall semester. IAIA reserves the right to extend the application deadline.
It is possible to delay enrollment:
A student admitted to the College may delay enrollment for two semesters. After two semesters, the student must reapply for admission.
Application requirements vary according to the credentials a student brings to IAIA and the status he or she wants. More information here.
General Information for Graduate Students
Please visit our graduate MFA page.