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Communications Schools in Alaska

There is one Alaska school offering communications programs. In 2010, 22 communications students graduated from programs at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. 13 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and nine students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 22 students graduate from communications programs in Alaska every year. Specifically, 13 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in communications and nine with a master's level degree.

UAF is a public school.

Average tuition for communications programs at this university is $5,358. On average, public tuitions at communications schools in the United States are $5,608 and private tuitions are $24,780.

This university offers bachelors degrees and masters degrees in communications.

Communications Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

On average, 22 students graduate from communications programs in Alaska every year. Specifically, 13 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in communications and nine with a master's level degree.

Communications Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 4
  • Bachelor 2007: 7
  • Bachelor 2008: 10
  • Bachelor 2009: 8
  • Bachelor 2010: 13
  • Master 2006: 5
  • Master 2007: 3
  • Master 2008: 12
  • Master 2009: 1
  • Master 2010: 9

Communications Program Availability in Alaska

Alaska offers a total of two communications programs. Of these programs, around 50% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Communications Program Availability in Alaska

  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 1

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44260
  • 25th Percentile: 50970
  • Median: 60330
  • 75th Percentile: 85780
  • 90th Percentile: 94910

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26880
  • 25th Percentile: 36590
  • Median: 46270
  • 75th Percentile: 57110
  • 90th Percentile: 67620

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27660
  • 25th Percentile: 31800
  • Median: 36730
  • 75th Percentile: 47240
  • 90th Percentile: 55050

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16940
  • 25th Percentile: 20060
  • Median: 28870
  • 75th Percentile: 40380
  • 90th Percentile: 46340

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36090
  • 25th Percentile: 45860
  • Median: 56990
  • 75th Percentile: 71190
  • 90th Percentile: 88700

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 25945
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20230
  • 25th Percentile: 21610
  • Median: 23930
  • 75th Percentile: 27050
  • 90th Percentile: 29720

Editors — Salary by Percentile

Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31910
  • 25th Percentile: 36830
  • Median: 46810
  • 75th Percentile: 59970
  • 90th Percentile: 81900

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37330
  • Median Salary 2007: 35960
  • Median Salary 2008: 41500
  • Median Salary 2009: 42720
  • Median Salary 2010: 46270
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49270
  • Median Salary 2007: 59600
  • Median Salary 2008: 69930
  • Median Salary 2009: 75490
  • Median Salary 2010: 60330
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36490
  • Median Salary 2007: 35290
  • Median Salary 2008: 33730
  • Median Salary 2009: 34940
  • Median Salary 2010: 36730
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32810
  • Median Salary 2007: 32630
  • Median Salary 2008: 28050
  • Median Salary 2009: 28220
  • Median Salary 2010: 28870
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63290
  • Median Salary 2007: 65310
  • Median Salary 2008: 60930
  • Median Salary 2009: 61790
  • Median Salary 2010: 56990
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 300
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22940
  • Median Salary 2007: 23910
  • Median Salary 2008: 24420
  • Median Salary 2009: 25280
  • Median Salary 2010: 25945
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24580
  • Median Salary 2007: 25120
  • Median Salary 2008: 22440
  • Median Salary 2009: 21080
  • Median Salary 2010: 23930
  • Total Employed 2006: 620
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Editors — Employment Trend

Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57910
  • Median Salary 2007: 49360
  • Median Salary 2008: 53090
  • Median Salary 2009: 47640
  • Median Salary 2010: 46810
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Alaska vs National Communications Employment

Alaska vs National Communications Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.202% (1370)

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1. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

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

The University of Alaska Fairbanks offers two programs in communications. Specifically, Alaska offers one bachelor's level communications degree to students and one master's level communications degree. This mid-sized university is located in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. Alaska is the only research university in Alaska. In terms of programs, Alaska is the largest institution in the state of Alaska offering communications.

2. The University of Alaska Anchorage

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

Founded in 1954, the University of Alaska Anchorage is a public 4-year institution. UAA, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Anchorage, AK. It is the the second oldest biggest institution in the state of Alaska. It offers subjects such as design and psychology. UAA offers students 59 certificates, 48 degrees at the associates level, 53 degrees at the bachelors level, and 32 degrees at the masters level. 18,154 students sought degrees from the 136 programs at this school in 2010. This medium-sized school is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. This school is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska.