Alaska contains eight schools that offer liberal arts and humanities programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking liberal arts and humanities school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 liberal arts and humanities 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.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from Alaska schools who go on to become liberal arts and humanities graduate professionals, designers, artists, reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematicians make on average $93,920 per year and there are about 2,770 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the liberal arts and humanities schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from liberal arts and humanities, 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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