Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Dr. Danielle Lansing
Position: 
Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator
Phone: 
(505) 346-2388

Mailing Address

9169 Coors Blvd. NW
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87184
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
(505) 346-2344
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
Native American College
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$27.00
Immigration Status Verified for Admission?: 
Only Native Americans with verified membership in a recognized tribal group may attend this college.
Articulation: 
All early childhood courses are accepted at all New Mexico public institutions of higher education due to a statewide early childhood course articulation agreement.
Locations Where Early Childhood Education Courses are Offered
Main Campus
9169 Coors Blvd. NW
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87120
SIPI accepts only students who have verified tribal affiliation with a Native American or Alaska Native tribe.
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
64
Title: 
Certificate in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
19
Total Credit Hours: 
28
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, the Early Childhood Associate Degree program is not accredited by NAEYC. SIPI is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Certificate class requirements: 

Same as college admission requirements

Early Childhood Degree program requirements: 

Same as college admission requirements. During each academic year, every Early Childhood course will be offered at least once in the evening and at least once on Saturday, as well as during the regular school day.

College Admission requirements: 

Application; verification of Tribal affiliation; high school and college transcripts; academic placement tests; health physical; immunization record.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
6
Average # EC courses offered online each term: 
0
Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 
6
Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each term: 
0
Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) in the evening: 
2
Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) on Saturdays: 
2
Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 
0
Average # of Early Childhood Students per Advisor?: 
School did not update information for FY 2018
Articulation credit for the national Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential?: 
All Early Childhood courses count as training towards the national CDA credential. The NM Child Development Certificate (CDC) is recognized in NM as a CDA equivalent.

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