Alaska Community Colleges

There are 4 community colleges located throughout Alaska (3 public colleges and 1 private colleges), serving 2,929 students.
Minority enrollment is 58% (majority Hispanic), which is more than the national average of 43%. The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is less than the 21:1 national average.
Kayaks waiting at Valdez Harbor.
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Student by Ethnicity

(AK) School Average
American Indian

Alaska Community Colleges by Town:

  • College Location Students
  • 99508-Anchorage
    Charter College-Anchorage
    Private for-profit
    2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120
    AnchorageAK 99508
    2,230 students
  • 99723-Barrow
    Narl Facility
    BarrowAK 99723
    225 students
  • 99686-Valdez
    303 Lowe Street
    ValdezAK 99686
    471 students
  • 11234-Clarks Point
    Clarks PointAK 11234
    3 students
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Did You Know?
For Alaska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,655 per year for in-state students and $4,255 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,700 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Alaska community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Alaska is test. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.