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Overview for American Indian/Native American Studies

A program that focuses on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the American Indian, Aleut, Inuit, Hawaiian and other native peoples of the Americas from earliest times until the present, with particular emphasis on U.S. and Canadian populations and their problems but including reference to Caribbean and Latin American native peoples.

Careers for American Indian/Native American Studies Majors

A major in American Indian/Native American Studies is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in American Indian/Native American Studies

Top 30 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of American Indian/Native American Studies among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Haskell Indian Nations University
Lawrence, KS
 Sinte Gleska University
Mission, SD
Open Admissions$1,574 
 Oglala Lakota College
Kyle, SD
Open Admissions$2,396 
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University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hilo, HI
Moderately Selective$14,392 
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD
Moderately Selective$6,641 
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI
Moderately Selective$19,215 
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Most Selective$36,690 
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Northland College
Ashland, WI
Less Selective$24,021 
Fort Lewis College
Durango, CO
Moderately Selective$15,162 
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, NC
Moderately Selective$13,429 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.