Alaska contains two schools that offer BSN programs. University of Alaska Anchorage, the highest-ranking BSN school in AK, has a total student population of 17,276 and is the 511th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 BSN schools in Alaska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Alaska Anchorage comes out as the most expensive ($12,399/yr), with University of Alaska Southeast as the lowest recorded at only $9,482/yr.
BSN students from Alaska schools who go on to become nurses, forensic nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nurse administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 590 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $46,500. Registered nurses in this state earn $74,970/yr and there are 5,010 employed.
Also, within the BSN schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from BSN, 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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