Admissions FAQs

What is the cost to apply?

All new students applying for the first time for admission to Diné College must pay a one-time, non-refundable $20.00 application fee.

What are the Diné College Admissions Requirement?

  1. Online Admissions Application
  2. $20 Application Fee
  3. Official Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB)
  4. Copy of Social Security Card
  5. Official High School Transcript
  6. Official College/University Transcript(s)

Do you accept transfer students?

Yes, students who have attended other accredited colleges or universities prior to attending Diné College are considered transfer students, and must submit an official transcript(s) from the other colleges/universities attended. Diné College may evaluate and

  • accept a maximum of forty (40) credit hours below the 300 course level with a grade of “C” or better for Associate Degree; and
  • accept a maximum of sixty (60) credit hours of 300 course level with a grade of “C” or better for Bachelor Degree.

Do you accept international students?

International or foreign students applying for admission must contact the Office of Records and Admissions at (928) 724-6630 for information on the application process and requirements. Dine’ College does not provide scholarships or financial assistance to international students.

Does Diné College participate in college athletics?

Yes, Diné College competes in Archery, Cross Country & Track, and Rodeo.

Does Diné College offer on-campus housing options?

Yes, Diné College provides residential halls for students at the main campus in Tsaile. Unfortunately for Fall 2020 semester, only sixty (60) students will be accepted into the residential halls. Residence Life will be open for Fall semester, with limited openings. Housing Applications Due before or by: July 31, 2020. Please apply early and submit all paperwork as soon as you can. Applications are available on the Dine College website under Residence Life. Required documents are on the front page of application. Our Residence Life Manager is Ms. Sharon Begay and she can be reached at or 928-724-6782.

I have a question about the admissions process that is not answered on this website. What should I do?

Please call our Admissions Office at (928) 724-6634/6638 or email at

Where is Diné College located?

Diné College is a multi-campus institution. Tsaile Campus serves both a residential student population and commuter population. Tsaile campus also functions as the headquarters / administrative center for the institution. Shiprock Campus has developed strengths in scientific research programs involving faculty and students. The Community Centers provide professional academic advising and educational opportunities. Click here to view a map. Below are our locations.

Diné Campuses

  • Tsaile, Arizona
  • Shiprock, New Mexico

Diné Community Centers

  • Chinle, Arizona
  • Crownpoint, New Mexico
  • Tuba City, Arizona
  • Window Rock, Arizona