Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute: Narrative Description

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9169 Coors, NW, Box 10146
Albuquerque, NM 87184-0146
Tel: (505)346-2347
Admissions: (505)346-2362
Fax: (505)346-2343
E-mail: [email protected]
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Federally supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1971. Setting: 174-acre suburban campus. Research spending 2003-04: $72,958. Total enrollment: 818. 337 applied, 95% were admitted. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 11% from top quarter, 32% from top half. Students come from 33 states and territories, 35% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: Common Application. Required: high school transcript, certificate of Indian Blood form. Placement: TABE or ACT COMPASS required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to Native Americans.

Collegiate Environment:

Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. 26,000 books and 120 serials. 124 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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