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6 Colleges
1,237 Yearly Graduations
$26,215 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 2019. Around 1,237 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $6,554 per year to get their degree at a college in Alaska, while out of state students will pay an average of $18,496 per year.

About 30% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly 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
450 Yearly Degrees
$8,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,953 students at UAA in total, 11,323 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,721 are full-time. It takes the average UAA undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

24% of UAA students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,463 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.0% is very similar 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

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska
Public Public vs. Private
262 Yearly Degrees
$9,169 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. It takes the average UAF undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

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.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,078 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAF is $30,700.

#3

Alaska Career College

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

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,061 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,300 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
122 Yearly Degrees

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

Roughly 13% of students at AVTEC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,876 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 24.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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
$8,852 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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% 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 9.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,500 during the early-career years.

#6

Ilisagvik College

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

The total student population at Ilisagvik College is 232, which includes 42 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

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