Alaska contains two schools that offer travel and tourism programs. Career Academy, the highest-ranking travel and tourism school in AK, has a total student population of 410 and is the 2469th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 travel and tourism schools in Alaska, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Academy comes out as the most expensive ($12,987/yr), with University of Alaska Southeast as the lowest recorded at only $9,482/yr.
Travel and Tourism students from Alaska schools who go on to become travel agents, tourism agents, tourism specialists, tour guides, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 76,990 people working as travel agents alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,450. Also, Travel guides make on average $33,300 per year and there are about 4,270 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, 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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