Alaska contains three schools that offer electronics programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking electronics school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 electronics 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 Alaska Vocational Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $4,090/yr.
Electronics students from Alaska schools who go on to become electronic workers, electricians, electronic technologists, electronics engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 193,570 people working as electrical and electronic equipment assemblers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,690. Also, Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make on average $55,410 per year and there are about 154,050 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the electronics schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from electronics, 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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