Anchorage, AK (population: 283,690) has four higher education schools within its city limits. University of Alaska Anchorage, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 17,276. It is the 511th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Alaska (#1 is University of Alaska Fairbanks). Anchorage lies in Anchorage county, which is one of the 27 counties in Alaska. The Anchorage, AK area has 165,640 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,730 average annual salary.
Of the 4 schools in Anchorage, 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 University of Alaska Anchorage as the lowest recorded at only $12,399/yr.Popular Bars in Anchorage:
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