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7 Colleges
974 Yearly Graduations
$35,376 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,346 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly healthcare graduations, Alaska is ranked #52 in the country with 974 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $8,844 per year to get their degree at a college in Alaska, while out of state students will pay an average of $17,380 per year.

About 44% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,836 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
509 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. It takes the average UAA undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

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

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

Alaska Career College

Anchorage, Alaska
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
225 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.

#3

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
147 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.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

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

Students who graduate from UAF with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
74 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. It takes the average UAS undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Around 43% of accepted students 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%.

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.

#5

Ilisagvik College

Barrow, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$4,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 233 students at Ilisagvik College in total, 48 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

#6

Alaska Pacific University

Anchorage, Alaska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$20,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 529 students at Alaska Pacific in total, 337 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 244 are full-time. 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.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,736 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,200 during the early-career years.

#7

Alaska Christian College

Soldotna, Alaska
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2 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.

Approximately 38% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

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