Alaska has a number of colleges and universities with different qualities that should be considered. From a safety standpoint, the University of Alaska – Anchorage beats out the University of Alaska – Fairbanks with a safety score of 93.7 out of 100 to 89.1 out of 100. Both are considered relatively safe though.
The average student loan varies from school to school with Alaska Pacific University having the highest average outstanding student loan amount of $9760. However, students are able to save some money by searching online for cheap textbooks with our textbook search engine located in the sidebar.
When determining the best overall college or university in Alaska, factors such as quality of education, safety, cost and student reviews the University of Alaska – Fairbanks scores highest with an 81.0 out of 100 score, followed by Alaska Pacific University (78.1) and University of Alaska – Anchorage (75.4). For more detailed information on particular schools select from the list below:
- Alaska Bible College
- Alaska Pacific University
- Sheldon Jackson College
- University of Alaska-Anchorage
- University of Alaska-Fairbanks
- University of Alaska-Southeast