Charter College-Anchorage

2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120
Anchorage, AK 99508
Tel: (907)277-1000
3,267 students
Pivate, for profit
  • The Charter College curriculum includes the following courses in the liberals arts and sciences: algebra, calculus, Alaskan history, economics, physics, geology, human biology, statistics, the philosophy of ethics, speech, advanced discourse, twentieth century fiction, psychology, and much more.
School Highlights
Charter College-Anchorage serves 3,267 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Charter College-Anchorage is the only community colleges within Anchorage County, AK.
The nearest community college is Ilisagvik College (722.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 115 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
College Charter College-Anchorage (AK) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 115 staff 23 staff
Charter College-Anchorage Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 3,267 has grown by 341% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,267 students 243 students
Charter College-Anchorage Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 25:1
Charter College-Anchorage Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,267 students 41 students
Charter College-Anchorage Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Charter College-Anchorage Enrollment Breakdown AK All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 3,256 students 41 students
# Graduate Students 11 students 11 students
Charter College-Anchorage Graduation BreakDown AK All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Charter College-Anchorage American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
Charter College-Anchorage Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Charter College-Anchorage Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Charter College-Anchorage Black (2006-2014)
% White
Charter College-Anchorage White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
Charter College-Anchorage Hawaiian (2008-2014)
% Two or more races
Charter College-Anchorage More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
Charter College-Anchorage Ethnicity Breakdown AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.69 0.71
Charter College-Anchorage Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $19,700 is equal to the state average of $19,700. The private state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $19,700 $19,700
Charter College-Anchorage In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 57%
Charter College-Anchorage % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Charter features some of the latest software titles, including Microsoft Office XP with Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, and Project, Windows 2000 Server, Linux, Novell NetWare, AutoCAD, Microsoft Visio, Macromedia, Medical Manager, Peachtree Accounting and Quickbooks. Charter's software library is regularly updated to provide the latest in application offerings and software versions. Charter College offers a unique and flexible schedule of classes geared toward assisting students in completing programs in optimal time. When full-time students follow recommended course selections, they can complete an associate degree in just 6 quarters (15 months) of study or a bachelor's degree in 12 quarters (2½ years). Courses are offered on a rotating schedule during the daytime, afternoon, and evening from Monday through Saturday. To meet students' needs, full-time (12 or more quarter credit hours) and half-time (6-11.99 quarter credit hours) schedules are available. Charter College is a Corporate Member with the Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI) organization. BICSI is a vendor neutral group determined to enhance the telecommunications industry by providing excellent education, promoting skill sharing, and assessing knowledge with professional registration programs. Charter College teaches students cabling standards and codes through the use of BICSI educational courseware. Charter College maintains an educational affiliation with Cisco Systems as a Cisco Networking Academy. This relationship allows Charter to provide web-based content, online assessment, student performance tracking, and hands-on-labs in several Cisco courses.

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  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 243 students | 722.70 MiNarl Facility
    Barrow AK  99723
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Did You Know?
For Alaska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,740 per year for in-state students and $3,940 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Alaska is Charter College-Anchorage. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.