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Nursing Schools in Alaska

In 2018-2019, 153 students earned their Nursing degrees in AK.

A Nursing major is the 6th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Alaska

Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 132
Master’s Degree 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2
Post-Master’s Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

In Alaska, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in AK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Alaska is as follows:

  • Asian: 13.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.6%
  • White: 66.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 14.4%
Nursing Majors in AK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Alaska

7,400 people in the state and 3,609,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. AK

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Alaska

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $89,310, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

153 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
12,766 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,819. Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

Nursing Careers in AK

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title AK Job Growth AK Median Salary
Nurse Midwives 30% $89,070
Nurse Practitioners 24% $120,100
Medical and Health Services Managers 21% $99,040
Registered Nurses 21% $87,650
Nurse Anesthetists 14% $184,740
Nursing Instructors and Professors 0% $83,320

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in AK
Allied Health Services 213
Health/Medical Prep Programs 115
Health/Medical Admin Services 92
Public Health 77
Mental & Social Health Services 62
Dental Support Services 61
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 50
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 48

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