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Alaska Trade Schools

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

Alaska ranked #50 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2021. Around 913 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Alaska is $6,520 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $18,335 a 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 school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

24% of UAA students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,463 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,355 during the early-career years.

#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.

Roughly 61% of students at Alaska Career College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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 5,850 undergraduates at UAF, of which 2,399 are full-time, and there are 6,813 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAF is 4.5 years.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,078 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 2,070 students at UAS in total, 1,805 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 534 are full-time. For undergraduates at UAS, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 56% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

24% of UAS students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,411 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,319 during the early-career years.

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.

13% of AVTEC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,876 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 $42,891 during the early-career years.

#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.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Ilisagvik College is $30,866.

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