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Accounting Schools in Alaska

There are four Alaska schools offering accounting programs. 192 students graduated from programs at Alaska accounting schools in 2010. 106 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 63 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 148 students graduate from accounting programs in this state per year. Of those, 23 students graduated with accounting certificates, 63 with an associate's level degree, and 106 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Four accounting schools are located in this state. Of these, two schools are public, while two schools are private. While tuition at a private accounting school varies from $17,750 to $26,360, public accounting school tuition varies from $5,186 to $5,358.

Average tuition for accounting programs is $7,426. The lowest tuition in Alaska, which is $5,186 each year, is at the University of Alaska Anchorage, while the highest tuition for accounting programs, which is $26,360 per year, is at Alaska Pacific University.

Accounting schools in this northwestern state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level accounting students sought masters level degrees.

Accounting Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

On average, 148 students graduate from accounting programs in this state per year. Of those, 23 students graduated with accounting certificates, 63 with an associate's level degree, and 106 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Accounting Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 7
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 23
  • Associate 2006: 39
  • Associate 2007: 34
  • Associate 2008: 31
  • Associate 2009: 30
  • Associate 2010: 63
  • Bachelor 2006: 62
  • Bachelor 2007: 57
  • Bachelor 2008: 68
  • Bachelor 2009: 65
  • Bachelor 2010: 106

Accounting Program Availability in Alaska

Schools in Alaska offer a total of seven programs in accounting. Of these programs, about 57.1% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Accounting Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 4

Career Trends

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41440
  • 25th Percentile: 49300
  • Median: 61580
  • 75th Percentile: 77950
  • 90th Percentile: 100250

Career Trends

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54100
  • Median Salary 2007: 52660
  • Median Salary 2008: 55100
  • Median Salary 2009: 58210
  • Median Salary 2010: 61580
  • Total Employed 2006: 1490
  • Total Employed 2007: 1770
  • Total Employed 2008: 1970
  • Total Employed 2009: 2180
  • Total Employed 2010: 2400

Alaska vs National Accounting Employment

Alaska vs National Accounting Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.224% (2400)

Accounting Schools in Alaska

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1. Alaska Pacific University

4101 University Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 561-1266

Alaska Pacific University offers one accounting program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Anchorage, AK. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Alaska offering accounting.

2. The University of Alaska Southeast

11120 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK 99801-8697
(877) 465-4827

The University of Alaska Southeast is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1972. This school is near Juneau, AK. UAS is the the fifth oldest and the third biggest institution in the state of Alaska. UAS offers subjects including math and business administration. Students are offered 36 certificates, 17 associates level degrees, 17 degrees at the bachelors level, and five masters level degrees by this public school. In 2010, 3,458 students pursued degrees from the 53 programs at this school. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits this school. It is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska.

3. Charter College - Anchorage

2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 277-1000

Charter College-Anchorage offers three accounting programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in accounting by it, one degree at the associate's level in accounting, and one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting. This school is near the heart of downtown. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in accounting.

4. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is located in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska and it offers one program in accounting. Alaska is the only research university in Alaska. In terms of programs, UAF is the fourth largest institution in the state of Alaska offering accounting.

5. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in accounting. Of those, it offers one associate's level accounting degree to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting. It is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska. This medium-sized school is the second oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering accounting programs.