Alaska Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend public college in Alaska?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Alaska was $5,953 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $1,413 from the 2015-2016 average of $4,540 and represents a 31.12% 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 6,645 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,155. University of Alaska Anchorage is the most expensive public school in Alaska with an in-state tuition of $7,155.

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.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Alaska Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Ilisagvik College
Barrow, 84 Students
$3,960 - -
Prince William Sound Community College
Valdez, 80 Students
$3,480 - -
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, 6,645 Students
$7,155 - -
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, 3,237 Students
$5,088 45 80
University of Alaska Southeast
Juneau, 705 Students
$5,616 - -