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6 Colleges
1,237 Yearly Graduations
$24,614 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,822 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, Alaska is ranked #50 in the country with 1,237 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $6,154 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $18,957 a year.

An estimated 36% of college students in Alaska take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,206 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
450 Yearly Degrees
$8,103 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,766 students at UAA in total, 12,103 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,521 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

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

#2

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
262 Yearly Degrees
$8,757 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,206 undergraduates at UAF, of which 2,596 are full-time, and there are 7,179 students altogether. 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 77%. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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.

#3

Alaska Career College

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

The total student population at Alaska Career College is 361, which includes 361 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%.

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.

Public Public vs. Private
122 Yearly Degrees

There are 631 students at AVTEC in total, 91 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,888 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from AVTEC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
113 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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

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. 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 UAS is $31,500.

#6

Ilisagvik College

Barrow, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
65 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.

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