Alaska contains two schools that offer banking programs. University of Alaska Anchorage, the highest-ranking banking school in AK, has a total student population of 17,276 and is the 511th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 banking 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 University of Alaska Anchorage as the lowest recorded at only $12,399/yr.
Banking students from Alaska schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 11,520 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $64,140. Financial specialists in this state earn $59,740/yr and there are 290 employed.
Also, within the banking schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from banking, 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.
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