Community Colleges in Alaska

The 2023 Directory of Alaska Community Colleges and Costs

Alaska Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend community college in Alaska?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Alaska was $3,960 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $0 from the 2019-2020 average of $3,960 and represents a 0% annual increase. The list of Alaska community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 2 community colleges and universities in Alaska, the most popular being Prince William Sound Community College with 80 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $3,480. Ilisagvik College is the most expensive community school in Alaska with an in-state tuition of $4,440.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Alaska colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Alaska or cheap Alaska colleges guide.

<Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Alaska Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Ilisagvik College

Barrow, Alaska

$4,440 NA NA
Prince William Sound Community College

Valdez, Alaska

$3,480 NA NA