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Alaska Community Colleges

2-Year Schools & Community Colleges in Alaska

Alaska Community Colleges, Alaska Junior College, and Alaska Technical Schools

Alaska, like other states, has its own university and college system. Alaska has a lot to offer local as well as international students. Home to grizzly bears, breathtaking scenery, and the Northern Lights, Alaska, the largest state in the US, only has about a dozen colleges and universities to choose from. There are several Alaska community colleges located throughout Alaska. The local colleges of Alaska have a world-class reputation. For 2-year career training degrees and a selection of certificate programs, many students look to Alaska Vocational Technical Center and Ilisagvik College, the first of five planned tribally-controlled colleges, this school is also dedicated to strengthening the Inupiat culture. Because Alaska colleges are few and far between, online degrees are another popular option for residents as they open up the door to an endless selection of programs and majors.

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Alaska Community Colleges and Junior Colleges

There are 4 community colleges located throughout the state of Alaska (5 public colleges and 1 private colleges), educating 2,936 college students.

Top Alaska's Community Colleges and Technical Schools includes:

  • University of Alaska - Anchorage Campus
  • Ilisagvik College (Barrow)
  • Prince William Sound Community College (Valdez)
  • Kodiak College (Kodiak)
  • Kenai Peninsula College (Soldotna, Homer, Seward)
  • Matanuska-Susitna College (Palmer)

Community colleges in Alaska: one of the largest and well-liked college is Prince William Sound Community College with 80 full time college students and an in-state tuition list price of $3,480. Prince William Sound Community College is one of the most costly community school in Alaska with an in-state tuition of $3,480.

On average, how much does it costs to attend community college in Alaska? For Alaska community colleges, the state's average tuition is about $3,655 per year for in-state college students and $4,255 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges in the state, the average yearly tuition is roughly $19,700 per year

Alaska's job market is dominated by the oil and gas, logging and commercial fishing industries. Two-year colleges provide an excellent opportunity for students to gain vocational and technical skills directly applicable to jobs in these fields.

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