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9 Colleges
4,975 Yearly Graduations
$36,494 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,306 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 4,975 students received a degree from a college in Alaska, making it rank #52 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Alaska is $9,124 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $15,948 a year.

An estimated 32% of college students in Alaska take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,827 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
2,317 Yearly Degrees
$8,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,323 undergraduates at UAA, of which 4,721 are full-time, and there are 11,953 students altogether. 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%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,463 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAA is $36,000.

#2

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
1,432 Yearly Degrees
$9,169 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 school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

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

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,078 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAF is $30,700.

Public Public vs. Private
565 Yearly Degrees
$8,852 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,411 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,500 during the early-career years.

#4

Alaska Career College

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

There are 412 full-time undergraduates at Alaska Career College, and 412 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount is $7,061 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Alaska Career College is $25,300.

Public Public vs. Private
162 Yearly Degrees

There are 185 students at AVTEC in total, 60 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 13% of students at AVTEC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,876 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 24.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from AVTEC is $37,400.

#6

Alaska Pacific University

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

There are 493 students at Alaska Pacific in total, 312 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 247 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

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 6.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Alaska Pacific with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Ilisagvik College

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

The total student population at Ilisagvik College is 232, which includes 42 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

#8

Alaska Christian College

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

There are 93 students at Alaska Christian College in total, 85 are 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 38.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#9

Alaska Bible College

Palmer, Alaska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees
$9,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Alaska Bible College is 40, which includes 28 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Alaska Bible College, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

The student loan default rate of 7.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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