Alaska has 10 higher education schools within its borders. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranked school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in the USA. Of the 10 schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. There are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Of the 10 schools in Alaska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Alaska Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($25,281/yr), with Ilisagvik College as the lowest recorded at only $2,008/yr.Alaska Interesting Facts