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Language Schools in Alaska

There are three schools in the state of Alaska offering language programs. In 2010, 65 students graduated with degrees from Alaska language schools. 43 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 16 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

52 students graduate from language programs in this state, on average, each year. More specifically, four students graduated with certificates in language, two with a degree at the associate's level, 43 with a bachelor's level degree, and 16 with a degree at the master's level.

Three language schools are in Alaska. And out of these, three schools are public. Public language school tuition varies from $5,186 to $5,358.

Average tuition for language programs is $5,268. While the highest tuition for language programs, which is $5,358 each year, is at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the lowest tuition in this western state is at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Language schools in Alaska offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Language Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

52 students graduate from language programs in this state, on average, each year. More specifically, four students graduated with certificates in language, two with a degree at the associate's level, 43 with a bachelor's level degree, and 16 with a degree at the master's level.

Language Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 9
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 32
  • Bachelor 2007: 39
  • Bachelor 2008: 27
  • Bachelor 2009: 24
  • Bachelor 2010: 43
  • Master 2006: 2
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 1
  • Master 2009: 0
  • Master 2010: 16

Language Program Availability in Alaska

Schools in Alaska offer a total of 11 programs in language. Of these programs, around 45.5% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Language Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 1

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26010
  • 25th Percentile: 31890
  • Median: 36840
  • 75th Percentile: 45200
  • 90th Percentile: 60510

Interpreters and Translators — Salary by Percentile

Interpreters and Translators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25180
  • 25th Percentile: 32870
  • Median: 44520
  • 75th Percentile: 52700
  • 90th Percentile: 60520

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 78010
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Speech-Language Pathologists — Salary by Percentile

Speech-Language Pathologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58440
  • 25th Percentile: 67790
  • Median: 81230
  • 75th Percentile: 100460
  • 90th Percentile: 119520

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants — Employment Trend

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33360
  • Median Salary 2007: 35340
  • Median Salary 2008: 36380
  • Median Salary 2009: 37650
  • Median Salary 2010: 36840
  • Total Employed 2006: 670
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 540
  • Total Employed 2010: 620

Interpreters and Translators — Employment Trend

Interpreters and Translators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43650
  • Median Salary 2007: 38530
  • Median Salary 2008: 42640
  • Median Salary 2009: 41020
  • Median Salary 2010: 44520
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Speech-Language Pathologists — Employment Trend

Speech-Language Pathologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67130
  • Median Salary 2007: 70150
  • Median Salary 2008: 72260
  • Median Salary 2009: 75450
  • Median Salary 2010: 81230
  • Total Employed 2006: 310
  • Total Employed 2007: 310
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68075
  • Median Salary 2007: 70960
  • Median Salary 2008: 73420
  • Median Salary 2009: 76005
  • Median Salary 2010: 78010
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Alaska vs National Language Employment

Alaska vs National Language Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.228% (960)

Language Schools in Alaska

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1. Ilisagvik College

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

Ilisagvik College, which is very close to Barrow, Alaska, is in a rural setting and it offers one language program. Overall, 288 students seek degrees in 22 programs at this college. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks third in the state of Alaska.

2. 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. This university offers eight language programs. More specifically, this public university offers students two certificates in language, one degree at the associate's level in language, four degrees at the bachelor's level in language, and one master's level degree in language. 9,855 students pursue degrees in 200 University of Alaska Fairbanks programs, overall. Alaska is the oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in language.

3. 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. This school offers two programs in language. Specifically, this mid-sized school offers one language degree at the associate's level to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in language. It is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Alaska offering language.