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2021 Top Alaska Women's D2 Basketball Schools

2 Colleges
$26,741 Avg Tuition & Fees*
12% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

With all of the options student athletes have for higher education today, it can be tough to choose which direction to take. One of our goals at College Factual is to give you as much information as we can - such as our Best Colleges for Division II Women's Basketball in Alaska ranking - to help you make that decision.

We analyzed 2 colleges and universities across Alaska to determine which were the best for D2 Women's Basketball athletes in Alaska. Our ranking methodology focuses a number of different objective factors - such as the overall quality of the school, the school's athletic competitiveness, and the amount of athletic aid per student - to make this determination. Having a great sports team is not enough - the school must also focus on academic excellence.

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Since one ranking on its own is not enough to give you a complete understanding of your educational options, you can refine this list by location. We've also developed a number of other tools and rankings based on other factors. These other rankings highlight colleges that excel in other factors such as value or diversity as well as schools that excel in serving different groups of students such as online students or returnings adults.

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Top Colleges in Alaska for D2 Women's Basketball athletes in Alaska

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska

University of Alaska Anchorage tops this year’s ranking as the best school for D2 Women’s Basketball athletes in Alaska. UAA is a fairly large public school situated in Anchorage, Alaska. It awarded 1,148 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The D2 Women’s Basketball team at UAA brought home $948,138 in revenue in a single year.

UAA not only placed well in this ranking, but it is also #4 on our overall quality list.

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#2

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Alaska Fairbanks. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Colleges for D2 Women’s Basketball athletes in Alaska list. UAF is a medium-sized public school situated in Fairbanks, Alaska. It awarded 602 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D2 Women’s Basketball team at UAF made $507,871 in revenue.

UAF did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our overall quality list.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • 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 our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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