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Diné College Ranks 2nd among all Community Colleges

The College was recently featured in ‘2015’s Best & Worst Community Colleges,’ an online study by WalletHub which compared 670 community colleges across the country. Diné College was ranked number one in the State of Arizona and second best among all community colleges in the United States. Criteria associated with the online study included cost of in-state tuition and fees as well as student-faculty ratios. The College ranked number one in ‘Lowest Student-Loan Default Rate.’ Diné College was established over forty-five years ago and continues to play a major role in the field of higher education within the Navajo Nation.


According to WalletHub, a one-stop online destination for the information consumers and small business owners need to make better financial decisions and save money, “Across the board, however, community colleges are slowly stacking up against their traditional four-year counterparts. Schedule flexibility, rigorous coursework and smaller class sizes supply the majority of their appeal to first-time college entrants as well as to university students choosing to transfer to community colleges.”


Community Colleges like Diné College continue to defy the odds of what quality education means to standard universities. For more information about the online study of community colleges, please visit:  http://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-community-colleges/15076/

Source: WalletHub