Alaska contains two schools that offer court reporting programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking court reporting school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 court reporting 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.
Court Reporting students from Alaska schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from court reporting, 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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