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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. 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.

About 40% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly 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

There are 12,766 students at UAA in total, 12,103 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,521 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAA is 5.0 years.

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

27% of UAA students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

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

There are 7,179 students at UAF in total, 6,206 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,596 are full-time. It takes the average UAF undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 31% of students at UAF take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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

The total student population at University of Alaska Southeast is 2,150, of which 1,886 students are undergraduates and of those, 588 are full-time. It takes the average UAS 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.

Roughly 29% of students at UAS take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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 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.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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

The total student population at Alaska Vocational Technical Center is 631, which includes 91 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

20% of AVTEC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,888 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.2% which is much lower than the average 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

The total student population at Alaska Pacific University is 529, of which 337 students are undergraduates and of those, 244 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Alaska Pacific is 4.2 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% 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. Alaska Pacific has a 5.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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
$4,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 48 full-time undergraduates at Ilisagvik College, and 233 students altogether. 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

There are 86 full-time undergraduates at Alaska Christian College, and 95 students altogether. 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 24 full-time undergraduates at Alaska Bible College, and 40 students altogether. For undergraduates at Alaska Bible College, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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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