Alaska contains three schools that offer math programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking math school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 math 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 Southeast as the lowest recorded at only $9,482/yr.
Math students from Alaska schools who go on to become mathematicians, math teachers, biomathematicians, actuaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,770 people working as mathematicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,920. Also, Statisticians make on average $75,220 per year and there are about 21,370 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the math schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from math, 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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