Greetings from the Tribal College Journal — the world’s only nonprofit media company dedicated to the growing tribal college movement!

For more than 21 years, Tribal College Journal has covered the news, newsmakers, and issues in American Indian higher education, earning multiple awards for excellence in design and content from the Native American Journalists Association, the Society of National Associations Publications, and the Western Publications Association.

Advertising with TCJ will allow you to reach a critical audience of tribal college students, educators, and supporters. Our readers trust the consistent quality of our magazine and website and by extension, they trust our advertisers.

With expertise in both print and online media, Tribal College Journal’s advertising team is ready to answer your questions and help you explore and execute an effective media plan.

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Tribal College Journal magazine and TCJ Online have a broad and loyal following of over 24,000 readers, the majority of whom are in the field of higher education. Our readers are widely distributed throughout Indian Country and beyond, including:

  • Students, faculty, and staff at all 37 tribal colleges
  • Professors and students at colleges and universities nationwide
  • High school counselors and students
  • Tribal, state, and federal law makers
  • Individuals nationwide who understand and actively support Native higher education

By placing an ad with Tribal College Journal you will reach a distinguished group interested in furthering their own education and career as well as promoting opportunities for others. Native-related books, conferences, art, jewelry, and activities also greatly interest our readers, according to our latest reader survey.


Print Advertising

Reach our most loyal subscribers by placing a display ad in Tribal College Journal’s national quarterly magazine. Launched in 1989 by the tribal colleges and published four times per year, Tribal College Journal magazine is the only magazine published for the tribal colleges and those who support American Indian higher education. Only Tribal College Journal magazine subscribers receive full access to TCJ Online.

Website Advertising

TCJ Online is more insightful and timely than ever. The new website (launched March 2011) now includes a frequently updated diet of news, analysis, and columns. These features are complemented by access to our growing searchable online archive for subscribers.

There are a variety of ways to advertise on TCJ Online. We understand that our clients have different objectives. Our goal is to give customers the flexibility to run dynamic campaigns that influence our readers.

Online Job Board Advertising

Created specifically for diversity recruiters who are looking for instant access to TCJ’s unique online audience, the TCJ Job Board puts you directly in touch with a wide range of qualified and interested candidates.

TCJ Job Board Rates and Information

Advertorial (paid editorial content)*

Deliver a more complete message with paid editorial content for both print and online. Multiple-page discounts are available.

Advertorial Production Services: Employ TCJ’s professional publishing team to create your message for you. Services include writing, photography, editing, and design. We can develop some or all portions of your PR piece.

*All paid editorial content must be clearly marked as such in both the print and online editions of Tribal College Journal.


Tribal College Journal
Advertising Department
(970) 533-9170