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Mechanical Engineering Schools in Alaska

There is one school in the state of Alaska offering mechanical engineering programs. In 2010, 27 mechanical engineering students graduated from programs at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. 25 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and two of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 22 students graduate from mechanical engineering programs in Alaska per year. More specifically, 25 students graduated with a bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree and two with a degree at the master's level.

UAF is a public school.

Average tuition for mechanical engineering programs at UAF is $5,358. Typically, public tuition at US mechanical engineering schools is $7,390, while private tuitions are $30,915.

This university offers bachelors degrees and masters degrees for students pursing mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

On average, 22 students graduate from mechanical engineering programs in Alaska per year. More specifically, 25 students graduated with a bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree and two with a degree at the master's level.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 18
  • Bachelor 2007: 8
  • Bachelor 2008: 13
  • Bachelor 2009: 17
  • Bachelor 2010: 25
  • Master 2006: 3
  • Master 2007: 8
  • Master 2008: 4
  • Master 2009: 2
  • Master 2010: 2

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Alaska

UAF offers a total of two programs in mechanical engineering. Of these programs, approximately 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Alaska

  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57450
  • 25th Percentile: 74330
  • Median: 95530
  • 75th Percentile: 129950
  • 90th Percentile: 145260

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86160
  • Median Salary 2007: 87820
  • Median Salary 2008: 87000
  • Median Salary 2009: 94940
  • Median Salary 2010: 95530
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Alaska vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Alaska vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.154% (360)

Mechanical Engineering Schools in Alaska

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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 mechanical engineering programs. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering and one master's level degree in mechanical engineering. Alaska is in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. UAF is a public, 4-year, research institution. UAF ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Alaska.

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.