Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Alaska Colleges

Find Schools Near

Alaska Colleges

9 Colleges
4,975 Yearly Graduations
$36,494 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,306 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. Alaska colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $9,124 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $15,948 per year.

About 32% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly 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. For undergraduates at UAA, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

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 typical student loan amount is $5,463 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.0% 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
$9,169 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Alaska Fairbanks is 6,813, of which 5,850 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,399 are full-time. It takes the average UAF undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

29% of UAF students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,700 during the early-career years.

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. It takes the average UAS undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 24% of students at UAS take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,411 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.2% is very similar 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

The total student population at Alaska Career College is 412, which includes 412 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 61% of students at Alaska Career College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from Alaska Career College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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.

13% of AVTEC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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 312 undergraduates at Alaska Pacific, of which 247 are full-time, and there are 493 students altogether. For undergraduates at Alaska Pacific, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

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

60% of Alaska Pacific students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,761 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% 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
$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

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.

Roughly 12% of students at Alaska Christian College take out loans to pay for college. 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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

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

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.