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6 Colleges
913 Yearly Graduations
$26,081 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,511 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2021, 913 students received a trade school degree from a college in Alaska, making it rank #50 in terms of graduations. Alaska colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $6,520 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $18,335 per year.

An estimated 30% of college students in Alaska take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,378 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
349 Yearly Degrees
$8,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,323 undergraduates at UAA, of which 4,721 are full-time, and there are 11,953 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAA is 4.9 years.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,463 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAA is $37,355.

#2

Alaska Career College

Anchorage, Alaska
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
205 Yearly Degrees

There are 412 students at Alaska Career College in total, 412 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

61% of Alaska Career College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,061 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Alaska Career College is $29,941.

#3

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
195 Yearly Degrees
$9,221 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,813 students at UAF in total, 5,850 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,399 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 67%. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 29% of students at UAF take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,078 a year. UAF has a 8.5% 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 UAF is $35,456.

Public Public vs. Private
96 Yearly Degrees
$8,694 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,805 undergraduates at UAS, of which 534 are full-time, and there are 2,070 students altogether. It takes the average UAS undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,411 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UAS with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,319 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
66 Yearly Degrees

There are 60 full-time undergraduates at AVTEC, and 185 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 13% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,876 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from AVTEC is $42,891.

#6

Ilisagvik College

Barrow, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
2 Yearly Degrees
$4,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 42 full-time undergraduates at Ilisagvik College, and 232 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,866 during the early-career years.

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