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Art Schools in Alaska

There are four Alaska schools offering art programs. 44 students graduated with degrees from Alaska art schools in 2010. 40 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and three students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

54 students graduate from art programs in this state, on average, each year. Out of those, one student graduated with certificates in art, 40 with a bachelor's level degree, and three with a master's level degree.

Four art schools are located in Alaska. Out of these, four schools are public. Tuition at a public art school varies from $5,130 to $5,358.

Average tuition for art programs is $5,245. While the lowest tuition in Alaska is at the University of Alaska Southeast, the highest tuition for art programs, which is $5,358 every year, is at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Schools in this northwestern state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in art.

Art Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

54 students graduate from art programs in this state, on average, each year. Out of those, one student graduated with certificates in art, 40 with a bachelor's level degree, and three with a master's level degree.

Art Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 22
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 33
  • Bachelor 2007: 25
  • Bachelor 2008: 38
  • Bachelor 2009: 39
  • Bachelor 2010: 40
  • Master 2006: 1
  • Master 2007: 4
  • Master 2008: 4
  • Master 2009: 2
  • Master 2010: 3

Art Program Availability in Alaska

Schools in this state offer a total of six programs in art. Of these programs, close to 50% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Art Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 1

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28730
  • 25th Percentile: 28740
  • Median: 30550
  • 75th Percentile: 41510
  • 90th Percentile: 57920

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27720
  • 25th Percentile: 31760
  • Median: 36880
  • 75th Percentile: 54220
  • 90th Percentile: 69030

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35110
  • 25th Percentile: 44530
  • Median: 51870
  • 75th Percentile: 58460
  • 90th Percentile: 66990

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42930
  • 25th Percentile: 46330
  • Median: 51580
  • 75th Percentile: 60140
  • 90th Percentile: 78300

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 34095
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35880
  • Median Salary 2007: 39210
  • Median Salary 2008: 38000
  • Median Salary 2009: 35040
  • Median Salary 2010: 30550
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38540
  • Median Salary 2007: 40170
  • Median Salary 2008: 36360
  • Median Salary 2009: 34830
  • Median Salary 2010: 36880
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45850
  • Median Salary 2007: 47795
  • Median Salary 2008: 48815
  • Median Salary 2009: 50535
  • Median Salary 2010: 51870
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 35
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 35
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Art Directors — Employment Trend

Art Directors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43880
  • Median Salary 2007: 47630
  • Median Salary 2008: 48600
  • Median Salary 2009: 48820
  • Median Salary 2010: 51580
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30145
  • Median Salary 2007: 31420
  • Median Salary 2008: 32090
  • Median Salary 2009: 33220
  • Median Salary 2010: 34095
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Alaska vs National Art Employment

Alaska vs National Art Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.195% (260)

Art Schools in Alaska

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1. The University of Alaska Southeast

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

The University of Alaska Southeast offers two art programs. Of those, students are offered one art certificate by it and one art degree at the bachelor's level. It is located near Juneau, AK. It is a public 4-year institution. This small school is the third oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in art.

2. Ilisagvik College

Narl Facility
Barrow, AK 99723
(907) 852-3333

Ilisagvik College offers one program in art and this college, which is very close to Barrow, Alaska, is in a rural area. It is a tribal, public, 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in art.

3. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

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

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. Alaska offers two art programs. More specifically, this public university offers one bachelor's level degree in art to students and one degree at the master's level in art. Overall, 9,855 students pursue degrees in 200 programs at this university. This university ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Alaska.

4. The University of Alaska Anchorage

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

The University of Alaska Anchorage offers one program in art and it is near the heart of downtown. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering art programs.