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# Alaska Colleges

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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%.

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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