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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

In 2019, 4,975 students received a degree from a college in Alaska, making it rank #52 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $8,866 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $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
$8,103 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Alaska Anchorage is 12,766, of which 12,103 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,521 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

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

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,000 during the early-career years.

#2

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
1,432 Yearly Degrees
$8,757 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Alaska Fairbanks is 7,179, of which 6,206 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,596 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Of the accepted students, 45% 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. The student loan default rate of 10.7% is very similar to 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
$8,484 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,886 undergraduates at UAS, of which 588 are full-time, and there are 2,150 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

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

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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 UAS 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 361 students at Alaska Career College in total, 361 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 average amount of student loans 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

There are 91 full-time undergraduates at AVTEC, and 631 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 20% of students at AVTEC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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
$20,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 337 undergraduates at Alaska Pacific, of which 244 are full-time, and there are 529 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.

Roughly 63% of students at Alaska Pacific take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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
$4,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ilisagvik College is 233, which includes 48 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
$8,294 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Alaska Christian College is 95, which includes 86 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

38% of Alaska Christian College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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
$9,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 40 students at Alaska Bible College in total, 24 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Alaska Bible College undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

40% of Alaska Bible College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,251 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

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