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9 Colleges
4,975 Yearly Graduations
$35,465 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$22,579 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Alaska ranked #52 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2019. Around 4,975 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Alaska is $8,866 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $16,183 a year.

An estimated 40% of college students in Alaska take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,645 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
$11,286 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 6,974 full-time undergraduates at UAA, and 15,733 students altogether. For undergraduates at UAA, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

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

Approximately 27% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,535 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UAA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
1,432 Yearly Degrees
$10,414 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. It takes the average UAF undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

31% of UAF students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,851 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.7% is close to 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
$11,132 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 629 full-time undergraduates at University of Alaska Southeast, and 2,342 students altogether. It takes the average University of Alaska Southeast undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

29% of University of Alaska Southeast students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,494 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from University of Alaska Southeast with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Alaska Career College

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

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

75% of Alaska Career College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,260 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.6% 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

The total student population at AVTEC-Alaska’s Institute of Technology is 967, of which 178 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,888 a year. AVTEC has a 7.2% 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 AVTEC is $37,400.

#6

Alaska Pacific University

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

The total student population at Alaska Pacific University is 509, of which 203 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Alaska Pacific is 4.2 years.

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 average amount of student loans is $5,736 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

The total student population at Ilisagvik College is 111, of which 51 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

#8

Alaska Christian College

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

There are 74 students at Alaska Christian College in total, 70 of which 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 typical student loan amount is $5,143 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 39.0% 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

There are 28 full-time undergraduates at Alaska Bible College, and 42 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Alaska Bible College. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

Roughly 40% of students at Alaska Bible College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,251 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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