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2021 Top Alaska Women's Basketball Schools

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

When pursuing a degree in today's world, student athletes have many different options to choose from. Our mission at College Factual is to arm you with as much information as we can to help you make that decision. Our Best Colleges for Women's Basketball in Alaska ranking is one tool we have developed to help in this regard.

We analyzed 2 colleges and universities across Alaska to determine which were the best for 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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Top Colleges in Alaska for Women's Basketball athletes in Alaska

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:


University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska

Our 2021 rankings named University of Alaska Anchorage the best school for Women’s Basketball athletes in Alaska working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in Anchorage, Alaska, the fairly large public school awarded 1,148 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Women’s Basketball team at UAA made $948,138 in revenue.

In addition to its Best Colleges for Women’s Basketball in Alaska ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, UAA is ranked #4 for overall quality in Alaska.

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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 Women’s Basketball athletes in Alaska list. University of Alaska Fairbanks is a medium-sized public school located in Fairbanks, Alaska that handed out 602 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Women’s Basketball team at UAF took home $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


*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate 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 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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