Alaska contains two schools that offer public health programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking public health school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 public health 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.
Public Health students from Alaska schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the public health schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from public health, 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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