Charter College-Anchorage

2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120
Anchorage, AK 99508
Tel: (907)277-1000
  • 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 same as the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
  • Charter College-Anchorage is the only community colleges within Anchorage County, AK.
  • The nearest community college to Charter College-Anchorage is Prince William Sound Community College (116.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 139% over five years.
Charter College-Anchorage(AK) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty115 staff23 staff
Charter College-Anchorage Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Charter College-Anchorage has grown by 162% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Charter College-Anchorage diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.75. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,267 students243 students
Charter College-Anchorage Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:128:1
Charter College-Anchorage Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,267 students41 students
Charter College-Anchorage Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-202 students
Charter College-Anchorage Part-Time Students (2007-2011)
Charter College-Anchorage Enrollment Breakdown AK All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students3,256 students50 students
# Graduate Students11 students11 students
Charter College-Anchorage Graduation BreakDown AK All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Charter College-Anchorage American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Charter College-Anchorage Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Charter College-Anchorage Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Charter College-Anchorage Black (2007-2016)
% White
Charter College-Anchorage White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Charter College-Anchorage Hawaiian (2009-2016)
% Two or more races
Charter College-Anchorage More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Charter College-Anchorage Non Resident (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Charter College-Anchorage Ethnicity Breakdown AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.75
Charter College-Anchorage Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,700$32,500
Charter College-Anchorage Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $19,532 is equal to the state average of $19,532. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$19,532$19,532
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%57%
Charter College-Anchorage % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$13,875$13,875
Charter College-Anchorage Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,334
Charter College-Anchorage Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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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Did You Know?
For Alaska public 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. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Alaska community colleges have a diversity score of 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Alaska is Charter College-Anchorage. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.