Alaska Art Schools
A degree in art can lead to a career in a variety of all fields such as advertising art, graphic design, illustration, animation, video game design, photography, and more. Fortunately, art schools (and plenty of art museums and galleries) can be found all over the U.S. from Maine to Alaska. Alaska is home to popular art museums such as The Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center and dozens of art galleries such as Scanlon Gallery and The Alaska House Art Gallery. Alaska is also home to top art schools such Alaska’s art schools include University of Alaska, Anchorage-UAA Art Department (est. 1954) and University of Alaska, Fairbanks-UAF Art Department (est. 1917).
Overall, the state of Alaska has 5 public and 2 private institutions with more than students 28,221 enrolled. There are hundreds of students enrolled in Alaska art programs with more than 200 enrolled in the state’s top art schools/programs alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate art school enrollment is 110,273+ students across the nation.
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Facts and Figures for Alaska Art Schools
Average Tuition Costs On-Campus
The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Alaska art school is $4,747 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at a private Alaska art school is $18,904 per academic year.
Average Tuition Costs Online
The tuition costs for online Alaska art schools start at around $150-$200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $250-$300 per credit hour. Online art school students will pay the same amount for tuition and fees as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board cost for public Alaska colleges is $6,972 per academic year.
Noted On-Campus Alaska Art Schools and Enrollment
University of Alaska, Anchorage-UAA Art Department (avg. enrollment, 16,463 all departments and schools)
University of Alaska, Fairbanks-UAF Art Department (avg. enrollment, 8,618 all departments and schools)
Noted Online Art Schools Available in Alaska
Academy of Art University
International Academy of Design and Technology
The Art Institute Online
University of Alaska Online
*NASAD Accredited Alaska Art Schools
University of Alaska, Anchorage-UAA Art Department
University of Alaska, Fairbanks-UAF Art Department
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
*National Association for Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)