Haskell Indian Nations University: Narrative Description

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155 Indian Ave., No. 5031
Lawrence, KS 66046-4800
Tel: (785)749-8404; Admissions: (785)749-8454; Fax: (785)749-8429; Web Site: http://www.haskell.edu/

Description: Federally supported, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1884. Setting: 320-acre suburban campus. Total enrollment: 1,028. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 10% from top 10% of their high school class, 30% from top half. Full-time: 922 students, 47% women, 53% men. Part-time: 106 students, 47% women, 53% men. Students come from 37 states and territories, 100% Native American, 0% Hispanic, 0% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 1% 25 or older, 9% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study at members of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, Kansas City Regional Council for Higher Education, University of Kansas. ROTC: Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, ACT. Required for some: 2 recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 7/30. Notification: continuous. Preference given to applicants with at least one-fourth Native American ancestry or tribal membership.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $10. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $0 full-time. Mandatory fees: $210 full-time, $105 per term part-time. College room and board: $70.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 40 open to all. Most popular organizations: Phi Beta Lambda, Aises, H-Club, Navajo Club, Unity. Major annual events: Spring Graduation Pow-Wow, Haskell Indian Art Market, Welcome Back Pow Wow. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: night patrol only. 822 college housing spaces available; 762 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. 50,000 books, 400 serials, and an OPAC. 35 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See University of Kansas.

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