Alaska contains two schools that offer computer forensics programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 computer forensics 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.
Computer Forensics students from Alaska schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 490 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $77,430. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $75,580/yr and there are 400 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, 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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