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Tribal college on Navajo Nation to offer some students free tuition for spring

Aug 12, 2021, 6:00 PM

(Diné College Photo)...

(Diné College Photo)

(Diné College Photo)

TSAILE, Ariz. (AP) — A four-year tribal college located on the Navajo Nation is offering free tuition for the spring 2022 semester to all students who are enrolled full-time this fall and receive at least a 2.0 grade point average.

Classes begin Aug. 16 for the fall semester at Diné College, which is offering 361 online courses and 37 in-person courses.

The school also is offering a 50% tuition discount and a 50% residential discount for student housing for the fall semester.

The admission application fee, technology fee and student activity fees are all waived.

Diné College — which has six campuses and two microsites across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah — primarily serves Navajo students and offers 20 bachelor’s degrees, 16 associate degrees and six certificate programs.

Diné College was the first tribal college when it opened in 1968.

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Tribal college on Navajo Nation to offer some students free tuition for spring