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TCU students during the 2016 AIHEC meetings in Washington, D.C.

2016 TCU students visit Washington, D.C.

The uniqueness of Tribal Colleges and Universities stems from the cultures of the tribes who founded them. A solid cultural education shapes the experiences and lives of TCU students and is crucial to their learning process.

Bachelor’s and Master’s Programs at Tribal Colleges and Universities
Compiled from the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s (AIHEC’s) American Indian Measures of Success dataset and updated at the end of the spring 2017 term, this article provides a listing of all accredited advanced degree programs offered at AIHEC-affiliated TCUs.

Tribal Colleges: An Introduction
Provides an overview of Tribal Colleges, their role in postsecondary education, and the students and communities they serve.

How Many Students Do Tribal Colleges Serve?
Outlines the enrollment in Tribal Colleges and looks at various trends in student populations.

Who Goes to Tribal Colleges?
Profiles the student bodies of Tribal Colleges, outlining financial resources of students as well as student achievement.

Tribal College and University Funding: Tribal Sovereignty at the Intersection of Federal, State, and Local Funding
Amerian Council on Education Center for Policy Research and Strategy issue brief contextualizes the important progress TCUs have made in Indian Country and describes important inequities in federal, state, and local funding that limit these institutions’ ability to further their impact on the tribal communities they are chartered to serve.