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Liberal Arts Schools in Alaska

There are six Alaska schools offering liberal arts programs. 344 students graduated with degrees from Alaska liberal arts schools in 2010. 292 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 45 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 346 students graduate from programs in this state in liberal arts each year. More specifically, 292 students graduated with a liberal arts degree at the associate's level, 45 with a bachelor's level degree, and seven with a degree at the master's level.

Six liberal arts schools are located in this western state. And out of these, while five schools are public, one school is private. Private liberal arts school tuition is $26,360, while public liberal arts school tuition varies from $5,130 to $5,358.

Average tuition for liberal arts programs is $6,631. The highest tuition for liberal arts programs, which is $26,360 each year, is at Alaska Pacific University, while the lowest tuition in Alaska, which is $5,130 every year, is at the University of Alaska Southeast.

Schools in this state offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

On average, 346 students graduate from programs in this state in liberal arts each year. More specifically, 292 students graduated with a liberal arts degree at the associate's level, 45 with a bachelor's level degree, and seven with a degree at the master's level.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 309
  • Associate 2007: 280
  • Associate 2008: 292
  • Associate 2009: 295
  • Associate 2010: 292
  • Bachelor 2006: 64
  • Bachelor 2007: 34
  • Bachelor 2008: 48
  • Bachelor 2009: 39
  • Bachelor 2010: 45
  • Master 2006: 9
  • Master 2007: 7
  • Master 2008: 9
  • Master 2009: 5
  • Master 2010: 7

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Alaska

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

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Alaska

  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 78010
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Career Trends

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

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 Liberal Arts Employment

Alaska vs National Liberal Arts Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.070% (70)

Liberal Arts Schools in Alaska

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1. Alaska Pacific University

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

Alaska Pacific University, which is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Anchorage, AK. APU offers two programs in liberal arts. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level liberal arts degree by this school and one liberal arts degree at the master's level. APU is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in liberal arts.

2. Prince William Sound Community College

303 Lowe Street
Valdez, AK 99686-0097
(907) 834-1600

Prince William Sound Community College, which is very close to Valdez, Alaska, is in a rural area and this college offers one liberal arts program. 548 students pursue degrees in 12 Prince William Sound Community College programs, overall. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in liberal arts.

3. The University of Alaska Southeast

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

The University of Alaska Southeast offers two liberal arts programs. More specifically, it offers students one associate's level liberal arts degree and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. This school is near Juneau, AK. 3,458 students pursue degrees in 75 University of Alaska Southeast programs, overall. This small school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering liberal arts programs.

4. Ilisagvik College

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

Ilisagvik College offers one liberal arts program and it is in Barrow, Alaska, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is the only tribal college in Alaska. In terms of programs, this community college is the largest institution in the state of Alaska offering liberal arts.

5. 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. It offers three programs in liberal arts. More specifically, UAF offers one liberal arts degree at the associate's level to students and two bachelor's level liberal arts degrees. Alaska is a public, 4-year, research institution. This research university is the oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering liberal arts programs.

6. The University of Alaska Anchorage

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

The University of Alaska Anchorage offers two programs in liberal arts. More specifically, it offers students one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. It is near the heart of downtown. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, UAA is the second largest institution in the state of Alaska offering liberal arts.