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RN Schools in Alaska

There are two Alaska schools offering RN programs. In 2010, 216 students graduated with degrees from Alaska RN schools. 118 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 89 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

208 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing, on average, per year. Of those, one student graduated with certificates in nursing, 89 with an associate's level degree, 118 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and eight with a degree at the master's level.

Two RN schools are located in this state. Out of these, two schools are public. Public RN school tuition varies from $5,130 to $5,186.

Average tuition for programs in nursing is $5,170. The highest tuition for RN programs, which is $5,186 every year, is at the University of Alaska Anchorage, while the lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Alaska Southeast.

Alaska schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for RN students.

RN Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

208 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing, on average, per year. Of those, one student graduated with certificates in nursing, 89 with an associate's level degree, 118 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and eight with a degree at the master's level.

RN Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 10
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 74
  • Associate 2007: 78
  • Associate 2008: 88
  • Associate 2009: 78
  • Associate 2010: 89
  • Bachelor 2006: 118
  • Bachelor 2007: 113
  • Bachelor 2008: 103
  • Bachelor 2009: 109
  • Bachelor 2010: 118
  • Master 2006: 12
  • Master 2007: 20
  • Master 2008: 7
  • Master 2009: 11
  • Master 2010: 8

RN Program Availability in Alaska

Alaska schools offer a total of five programs in nursing. Of these programs, 40% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the associates level.

RN Program Availability in Alaska

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

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58240
  • 25th Percentile: 66250
  • Median: 77770
  • 75th Percentile: 89910
  • 90th Percentile: 105310

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63260
  • Median Salary 2007: 69630
  • Median Salary 2008: 71590
  • Median Salary 2009: 73480
  • Median Salary 2010: 77770
  • Total Employed 2006: 5260
  • Total Employed 2007: 5150
  • Total Employed 2008: 5350
  • Total Employed 2009: 5010
  • Total Employed 2010: 5150

Alaska vs National RN Employment

Alaska vs National RN Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.194% (5150)

RN 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 is near Juneau, AK and it offers one RN program. It is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska. This public school is the second oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering RN programs.

2. The University of Alaska Anchorage

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

The University of Alaska Anchorage is near the heart of downtown. It offers four programs in nursing. More specifically, it offers students one RN certificate, one associate's level degree in nursing, one bachelor's level degree in nursing, and one master's level nursing degree. This mid-sized school is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska. This school is the largest institution in the state of Alaska offering nursing.