Alaska Community Colleges

  • There are 2 community colleges located throughout Alaska (1 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 59% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 25:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AK) School Average
American Indian
6%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
33%
Black
4%
White
41%
Hawaiian
4%
Two or more races
5%
Unknown
4%
AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Alaska Community Colleges by Town:

  • College Location Students
  • Charter College-Anchorage
    Pivate, for profit
    2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120
    Anchorage AK  99508
    (907)277-1000

    3,267 students
  • Narl Facility
    Barrow AK  99723
    (907)852-3333

    243 students
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