Academics

Location
Anchorage, AK
Undergrads
7,861
Tuition (in-state)
$18,176 ($5,726)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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4 College Junior

Academics: i really enjoy the technical welding programs that are offered

4 College Junior

Academics: the instructors are very knowageable in the field of welding and willing to work with you

3 College Sophomore

Academics: Some professors are interested in the students, but many of the professors are not supportive of working students.

3 College Sophomore

Academics: Allied health sciences programs require practical training at the end of the program. The local hospitals host students for the practical and offer hands on training.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: The professors I have had all have been great and I have learned a lot. Registration is really easy once you know the classes and CRN numbers. Workload depends on the professor and what major you're pursuing.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 161st
    Best Online Course Options
  • 186th
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 987th
    Best Registration Process
  • 997th
    Best Use of Teaching Assistants
  • 1098th
    Most Manageable Workloads

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
15:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
539
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
694
Total FT Faculty
620
Faculty with Terminal Degree
50%
Average Faculty Salary
$74,542
Full-Time Retention Rate
71%
Part-Time Retention Rate
53%
Transfer-Out Rate
18%
Graduation Rate
26%
Programs/Majors Offered
142
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: Yes
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: Yes
Recreational/Avocational: Yes
Adult Basic Remedial: Yes
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: No
Degrees Awarded
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Other
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
  • Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Accounting: 1%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 6%
  • Psychology: 2%
  • Registered Nursing (RN): 5%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Student Polls

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?    Based on 38 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • The academic advisers are helpful.
  • It is easy to get the classes you want.
  • Grading is generally consistent and fair.
  • There are a variety of interesting courses to take.
  • Students are encouraged to explore a wide range of courses and topics.
  • My Gen-Ed requirements are worthwhile and meaningful.
  • The workload is easy to manage.
  • There are plenty of good online course options.
  • Teaching assistants (TAs) are used effectively.
  • The course scheduling/registration process is efficient and student-friendly.
  • Classrooms/labs are up-to-date and incorporate new technologies effectively.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding the professors at this school?    Based on 39 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Professors are approachable and helpful when needed
  • Professors are engaging and easy to understand.
  • Professors are experts in their field.
  • Professors are passionate about the topics they teach.
  • Professors care about their students' success.
  • Professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.
  • Professors use teaching assistants (TAs) effectively.

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