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8 Colleges
4,062 Yearly Graduations
$35,179 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$21,869 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly graduations, Alaska is ranked #52 in the country with 4,062 degrees handed out in 2018. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $8,795 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $15,428 a year.

About 43% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,467 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
2,320 Yearly Degrees
$8,802 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at University of Alaska Anchorage is 15,733, of which 6,974 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at UAA, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 27% of students at UAA take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,535 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than 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
1,099 Yearly Degrees
$9,878 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at University of Alaska Fairbanks is 7,664, of which 3,022 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAF is 4.8 years.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,851 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UAF with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
433 Yearly Degrees
$10,269 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 2,342 students at University of Alaska Southeast in total, 629 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Alaska Southeast is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

29% of University of Alaska Southeast students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,494 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Alaska Southeast is $31,500.

#4

Alaska Pacific University

Anchorage, Alaska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
135 Yearly Degrees
$11,700 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 203 full-time undergraduates at Alaska Pacific, and 509 students altogether. It takes the average Alaska Pacific undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,736 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Alaska Pacific is $33,200.

#5

Alaska Career College

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

There are 430 full-time undergraduates at Alaska Career College, and 430 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 75% of students at Alaska Career College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,260 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.7% 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.

#6

Ilisagvik College

Barrow, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
21 Yearly Degrees

There are 51 full-time undergraduates at Ilisagvik College, and 111 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

#7

Alaska Bible College

Palmer, Alaska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees

There are 28 full-time undergraduates at Alaska Bible College, and 42 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,251 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#7

Alaska Christian College

Soldotna, Alaska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Alaska Christian College is 74, of which 70 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 38% of students at Alaska Christian College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,143 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 38.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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