Public Colleges in Alaska

The 2023 Directory of Alaska Public Colleges and Costs

Alaska Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend public college in Alaska?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Alaska was $6,152 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $316 from the 2019-2020 average of $5,836 and represents a 5.41% annual increase. The list of Alaska public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Alaska and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 5 public colleges and universities in Alaska, the most popular being University of Alaska Anchorage with 4,194 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,224. University of Alaska Anchorage is the most expensive public school in Alaska with an in-state tuition of $7,224.

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
University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska

$7,224 NA NA
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska

$5,616 64 79
University of Alaska Southeast

Juneau, Alaska

$5,616 NA NA