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2021 Best Value Colleges for Psychology in Alaska

2 Colleges
95 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,927 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Psychology School for You

Best Value Colleges for Psychology in AlaskaIn 2018-2019, psychology students earned 95 bachelor's degrees from an Alaska school, making the subject the 6th in the state. This means that of the 123,980 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.1% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Psychology in Alaska ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in psychology. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those psychology schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Psychology Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Psychology Schools in Alaska

Check out the psychology programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Psychology Schools in Alaska

University of Alaska Fairbanks earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of Fairbanks, UAF is a public college with a medium-sized student population. In addition to being on our best value list, UAF has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Psychology in Alaska ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UAF is 4.7 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $28,973. This means that the average student pays around $134,724 to get a bachelor’s degree from UAF. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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University of Alaska Anchorage comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. UAA is a fairly large public school located in the city of Anchorage. UAA not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Psychology in Alaska list.

At UAA, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.9 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $34,881. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UAA is about $171,266. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Best Psychology Colleges in the Far Western US Region

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State Degrees Awarded
California 16,790
Washington 2,377
Hawaii 367
Oregon 1,443
Nevada 649

Psychology Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Psychology 89
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 6

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 87
Social Sciences 85
Communication & Journalism 38
History 28
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 6

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools 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 Nevit Dilmen.

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