About Haskell Indian Nations University
Haskell Indian Nations University is a federally operated tribal university in Lawrence, Kansas. Founded in 1884 as a residential boarding school for American Indian children, the school has developed as a North Central Association-accredited university that offers both associate and baccalaureate degrees. The college was founded to serve members of federally recognized Native American tribes in the United States. Enrollment at the campus is nearly 1,000 students per semester, representing approximately 140 Tribal nations and Alaska Native communities. Haskell is funded directly by the Bureau of Indian Education as a U.S. Trust Responsibility to American Indian Tribes. While it does not charge tuition, students are responsible for paying yearly fees.Twelve campus buildings have been designated as U.S. National Historic Landmarks. Haskell is home to the Haskell Cultural Center and Museum, the American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame, the Indian Leader, the oldest American Indian student newspaper in the country, and numerous student clubs and organizations. Faculty and students built the Haskell Medicine Wheel Earthwork in 1992, and the Haskell-Baker Wetlands are important for migrating birds. The renowned Rinehart Collection is housed in the Haskell Cultural Center. Numerous sculptures and murals are located throughout the campus. Haskell also is a member of the American Council on Education, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, the Higher Learning Commission, and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.The university hosts cultural and academic events that attract visitors (both American Indian and non-Indian) from across the country and abroad. Such events include the annual Haskell Indian Art Market, the Stories-n-Motion Film Festival, and the Haskell Commencement & Pow-Wow. These public events are held along with numerous educational conferences, workshops, and presentations.
- Offers bachelor's, and associate degrees
- 806 students
- 0.19 faculty staff per student
- Campus housing available
Notable programs at Haskell Indian Nations University
The most popular degrees are Environmental Science, Elementary Education, Social Work, Native American Studies, Broadcast Technology, Theatre Arts, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, and Sports Management.
208 students out of 255 applicants were accepted into Haskell Indian Nations University. They had an average SAT score of 950. 8% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 92% chose to submit their ACT score.
Tuition and costs
In 2017, the cost of tuition at Haskell Indian Nations University was $480. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $3,048.
The average financial aid at Haskell Indian Nations University is $5,502. After factoring this in, students pay $-5,022 for undergraduate tuition on average.
Financial aid available at Haskell Indian Nations University
90% of undergraduate students at Haskell Indian Nations University received grants or loans in 2017.
The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.
Average student living expenses at Haskell Indian Nations University
The average yearly cost of room and board at Haskell Indian Nations University was of $950 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500.