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University of Alaska Southeast Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on University of Alaska Southeast, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is University of Alaska Southeast Ranked?

2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

University of Alaska Southeast was awarded 7 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked University of Alaska Southeast as #1,277 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when University of Alaska Southeast held the #1,284 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

University of Alaska Southeast is also ranked #4 out of 4 schools in Alaska.

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Is It Hard to Get Into University of Alaska Southeast?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, University of Alaska Southeast is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 71%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

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University of Alaska Southeast Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at University of Alaska Southeast is an impressive 10 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Alaska Southeast is 63%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Alaska Southeast

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at University of Alaska Southeast is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at University of Alaska Southeast is 9%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

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Average Overall Diversity at University of Alaska Southeast

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,060 undergraduates at University of Alaska Southeast with 629 being full-time and 1,431 being part-time.

University of Alaska Southeast Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

University of Alaska Southeast scored 53.35 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  53.35 out of 100
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How Much Does University of Alaska Southeast Cost?

The overall average net price of University of Alaska Southeast is $12,533. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for University of Alaska Southeast

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,286 $11,305 $13,246 $17,534 $16,933

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of University of Alaska Southeast, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At University of Alaska Southeast, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $5,728 a year. That adds up to $22,912 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of Alaska Southeast is 12.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do University of Alaska Southeast Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from University of Alaska Southeast with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $36,000 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 12% less that the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at University of Alaska Southeast make the most money.

Location of University of Alaska Southeast

University of Alaska Southeast is a public institution situated in Juneau, Alaska. The surrounding location of Juneau is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Location of University of Alaska Southeast

Contact details for University of Alaska Southeast are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11066 Auke Lake Way, Juneau, AK 99801-8697
Phone: 877-465-4827
Website: www.uas.alaska.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UASJUNEAU

University of Alaska Southeast Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, students from 36 majors graduated from University of Alaska Southeast. Of these students, 231 received undergraduate degrees and 123 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 52 $53,000

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Alaska Southeast along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at University of Alaska Southeast

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,533 students took at least one online class at University of Alaska Southeast. This is a decrease from the 1,656 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,533 1,146
2016-2017 1,656 1,274
2015-2016 1,840 1,436
2014-2015 1,840 1,440
2013-2014 1,782 1,431

Learn more about online learning at University of Alaska Southeast.

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