Dine College

Diné College is the first tribally controlled and accredited (by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools) collegiate institution in the United States. Established in 1968 as Navajo Community College, it was later renamed Diné College. The Navajo Nation sought to create an institution of higher education that encouraged Navajo youth to become contributing members of the Navajo Nation and the world. The College offers General Education courses that provide students with a high-quality experience while earning various Certificate as well as Associate and Bachelor degree programs in the areas important to the economic, political, environmental, and the Social Development of the Navajo People.