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8 Colleges
3,623 Yearly Graduations
$37,103 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$22,607 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly graduations, Alaska is ranked #52 in the country with 3,623 degrees handed out in 2021. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $9,276 per year to get their degree at a college in Alaska, while out of state students will pay an average of $16,027 per year.

An estimated 35% of college students in Alaska take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,652 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
1,953 Yearly Degrees
$8,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Alaska Anchorage is 11,953, of which 11,323 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,721 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 24% of students at UAA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,463 a year. UAA has a 3.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAA is $37,355.

#2

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
1,099 Yearly Degrees
$9,221 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,850 undergraduates at UAF, of which 2,399 are full-time, and there are 6,813 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAF is 4.5 years.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 29% of students at UAF take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,078 a year. UAF has a 8.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAF is $35,456.

Public Public vs. Private
374 Yearly Degrees
$8,694 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,805 undergraduates at UAS, of which 534 are full-time, and there are 2,070 students altogether. For undergraduates at UAS, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

24% of UAS students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,411 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,319 during the early-career years.

#4

Alaska Pacific University

Anchorage, Alaska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
136 Yearly Degrees
$20,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Alaska Pacific University is 493, of which 312 students are undergraduates and of those, 247 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Alaska Pacific is 4.2 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 27% are men and 73% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,761 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Alaska Pacific is $33,401.

#5

Alaska Career College

Anchorage, Alaska
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
29 Yearly Degrees

There are 412 students at Alaska Career College in total, 412 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,061 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Alaska Career College is $29,941.

#6

Ilisagvik College

Barrow, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$4,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 42 full-time undergraduates at Ilisagvik College, and 232 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

Students who graduate from Ilisagvik College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,866 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Alaska Christian College

Soldotna, Alaska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
11 Yearly Degrees
$8,494 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Alaska Christian College is 93, which includes 85 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,136 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,671 during the early-career years.

#8

Alaska Bible College

Palmer, Alaska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees
$10,900 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 28 full-time undergraduates at Alaska Bible College, and 40 students altogether. For undergraduates at Alaska Bible College, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

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