IAIA - Institute of American Indian Arts


We have tried to anticipate some of your questions by presenting these Frequently Asked Questions with the following answers:

Are campus or classroom tours available?

Yes, tours can be made with the Office of Admissions, Records and Enrollment, by calling 800-804-6422 or filling out the tours form. We are unable to conduct tours during Mid-Terms, Finals and major Holidays.

Can only American Indians attend IAIA?

No, the Institute is a public institution and welcomes application from everyone who is interested in the study, creative application, preservation and contemporary expression of American Indian and Alaskan Native arts and cultures. A large percentage of the student body are American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Are IAIA’s credits able to transfer to other colleges and universities?

Yes, the Institute is accredited by both the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. This enables the credits you earned at the Institute to be transferred to other schools of higher education, in accordance with their academic requirements.

Do you charge tuition to all students?

Yes, please see the Tuition and Fees area of the site.