Top Alaska Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 3 top community colleges located throughout Alaska (2 public colleges and 1 private colleges), serving 3,510 students.
  • For Alaska community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,340 per year for in-state students and $3,340 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,532 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Alaska community colleges have a diversity score of 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 63% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 28:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AK) School Average
American Indian
6%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
30%
Black
4%
White
37%
Hawaiian
3%
Two or more races
4%
Unknown
13%
AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Alaska Community Colleges by Town (2020)

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