New Students

Diné College Mission

Rooted in Diné language and culture, our mission is to advance quality post-secondary student learning and development to ensure the well being of the Diné People.

Diné College Dual Credit Program’s Operation Statement

The Diné College Dual Credit Program provides high school students with geographically feasible and affordable access to a quality post-secondary education.

Diné College Dual Credit Program’s Vision Statement

Diné College believes the Dual Credit Program will become a stepping-stone from high school to college, by serving as a pathway to academic degree programs or college-level courses.

Diné College Dual Enrollment Requirements for High School Students

  • Must be an enrolled student within a partnering high school
  • 2.0 GPA and/or Principal/Guidance Counselor Approval

Diné College Dual Enrollment Requirements for High School Students

  • Must be an enrolled student within a partnering high school
  • 2.0 GPA and/or Principal/Guidance Counselor Approval

Books
High school purchases books and is responsible for dual credit resource material.
Examples of Diné College Dual Credit Courses

  • NAV 101 Navajo as a Second Language I (4)
  • NAV 102 Navajo as a Second Language II (4)
  • ENG 101 Freshman English I (3)
  • ENG 102 Freshman English II (3)
  • MTH 110 College Algebra (4)

Course Payment

Initially, all enrollment, registration, and tuition fees are waived by Diné College. After the high school student successfully completes the course, Diné College is reimbursed for costs from:

  • New Mexico: State of New Mexico Legislation – TCU Fund
  • Arizona: Arizona State Legislation – Unclaimed Lottery Funds

New Student Application Process

Step 1 – Diné College Dual Credit Admissions Application

Step 2 – New Mexico (NM) or Arizona (AZ) Dual Credit Request Form

Step 3 – Student FERPA Release Form

Step 4 – Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) Request Form

Step 5 – Submit In-progress High School Transcript

Step 6 – Submit copy of Social Security Card

Please email completed forms and documents to Winifred Jumbo, Director of Dual Credit Enrollment Management at wbjumbo@dinecollege.edu.

Partnering High Schools

Arizona:

  • Pinon High School
  • Chinle High School
  • Manyfarms High School

New Mexico:

  • Northwest High School
  • DEAP School
  • Manyfarms High School
  • Navajo Preparatory School
  • Los Lunas High School
  • Gallup McKinley County School District
  • Central Consolidated School District
  • Cuba High School