Alaska contains two schools that offer chemistry programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking chemistry school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 chemistry 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 Fairbanks as the lowest recorded at only $11,713/yr.
Chemistry students from Alaska schools who go on to become chemists, biochemists, analytical research chemists, chemistry professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,910 people working as chemists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,740. Also, Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the chemistry schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from chemistry, 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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