Accredited Online Colleges Based in Alaska

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshman Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate

303 Lowe Street
post box-97

Valdez, AK 99686
(907) 834-1600

No N/A 88% 8%

11120 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK 99801
(877) 465-4827

No N/A 72% 11%

2221 East Northern Lights Blvd. Ste 120
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 277-1000

No N/A 95% 34%

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775
(907) 474-7211

No N/A 75% N/A

4101 University Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 561-1266

No N/A 100% 52%

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Alaska Schools vs US State Average

Graduation Rate and Average Test score at Public 4-year Institutions

    • % Alaska
      Graduation Rate
    • Alaska
      Average Test Score
    • 56% National
      Graduation Rate
    • 21.1 ACT National
      Average Test Score

Average Tuitions and Fees in Alaska

  • AK US
    Public 2-Year
  • AK US
    Public 4-Year
  • AK US
    Private 4-year

Alaska Institutions

  • AK US
    Degree-Granting Institutions
  • AK US
    Public
    Institutions
  • AK US
    Private Not-For-Profit Institutions
  • AK US
    Private For-Profit Institutions

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The biggest employers in Alaska are Providence Health & Services, Walmart/Sam's Club, Carrs/Safeway, Fred Meyer, ASRC Energy Services, and Trident Seafoods

Alaska's most important industries are oil production, fishing, and tourism. According to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the biggest employers in Alaska are Providence Health & Services, Walmart/Sam's Club, Carrs/Safeway, Fred Meyer, ASRC Energy Services, and Trident Seafoods.

The largest employers and most competitive career fields generally require a college degree for employment. Both traditional and online colleges and universities in Alaska provide comprehensive education and technical training necessary to work in a wide variety of careers. The University of Alaska System has made online education a major part its curricula at three of its participating campus locations: Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Southeast (Juneau). Students who are interested in working in Alaska's biggest industries can find courses in fisheries management, engineering, and health care at University of Alaska and other Alaska online colleges and universities.

In addition to the University of Alaska System, there are several other for-profit and non-profit institutions in Alaska that offer online degree programs. Charter College, for example, is a four-year, private for-profit school that offers both campus-based and online degree programs. Charter College has two campuses in Alaska and a few others across Washington and California. Another option is to take online classes at Alaska Pacific University, a four-year, private not-for-profit school. Here, adult undergraduates can choose from a variety of degree programs in accounting, business, administration and management, human services, and other professional career fields.