Alaska contains nine schools that offer business and finance programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking business and finance school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 business and finance 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.
Business and Finance students from Alaska schools who go on to become business and finance professionals, event planners, web developers, SEOs, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Wholesale and retail buyers make on average $55,480 per year and there are about 116,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 280 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average yearly salary of $50,270. Business and financial operations employees in this state earn $64,140/yr and there are 11,520 employed.
Also, within the business and finance schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from business and finance, 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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