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2021 Best Value Colleges for Education in Alaska

1 College
87 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,881 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Education School for You

Best Value Colleges for Education in AlaskaIn 2018-2019, education students earned 87 bachelor's degrees from an Alaska school, making the subject the 7th in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.1% of all the education bachelor's degrees in the country.

Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. We are more focused on education schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

More Ways to Rank Education Schools

The education school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value Education Schools.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. Go ahead and give it a try, or bookmark the link so you can check it out later.

2021 Best Value Education School in Alaska

The following school tops our list of the Best Education Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Education School

University of Alaska Anchorage earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Anchorage, UAA is a public college with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, UAA has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Education in Alaska ranking.

It takes the average student at UAA about 4.9 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $34,881. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from UAA be around $171,266. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Best Education Colleges in the Far Western US Region

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State Degrees Awarded
California 5,598
Washington 1,776
Hawaii 292
Oregon 728
Nevada 453

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 77
Teacher Education Subject Specific 7
Special Education 3

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Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 95
Social Sciences 85
Communication & Journalism 38
History 28
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 6

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Horadrim.

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