Alaska Business Schools

The nation’s top business schools have one thing in common – they excel in all six business competencies by offering unparalled preparation for entry into the aggressive business world. There are six core business competencies in business school including accounting, finance, general management, global management, marketing, and operations. Although not highly publicized like most other states’ schools, Alaska business schools still fare well in all six areas.

Alaska is home to business schools such as the University of Alaska Anchorage-College of Business and Public Policy (est. 1954), University of Alaska Fairbanks-College of Business (est. 1917), and University of Alaska Southeast-College of Business and Management (formed in 1980). Overall, Alaska has 5 public and 2 private institutions with more than students 28,221 enrolled. Hundreds of students are enrolled in Alaska business schools with more than 475 enrolled in the state’s top business schools alone.

According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate enrollment for business school is 815,187+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Alaska Business Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Alaska business school is $4,747 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at a private Alaska business school is $18,904 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Alaska business schools start at around $150-$200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $250-$300 per credit hour. Online business 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 costs for public Alaska colleges is $6,972 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Alaska Business Schools and Enrollment

University of Alaska Anchorage-College of Business and Public Policy (avg. enrollment, 275+ business students)
University of Alaska Fairbanks-College of Business (avg. enrollment, 125+ business students)
University of Alaska Southeast-College of Business and Management (avg. enrollment, 75+ business students)

Noted Online Business Schools Available in Alaska

University of Alaska Anchorage-College of Business and Public Policy (Distance Education Department)
University of Alaska Fairbanks-College of Business (Distance Education Department)
University of Alaska Southeast-College of Business and Management (Distance Education Department)

*AACSB Accredited Alaska Business Schools

University of Alaska Anchorage-College of Business and Public Policy
University of Alaska Fairbanks-College of Business
University of Alaska Southeast-College of Business and Management

Sources

Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education
*The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

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