Community Colleges in Alaska


CommunityColleges

List of Community Colleges in Alaska

 

1. Ilisabgvik College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1996
Website : www.ilisagvik.edu
Contact No : 907-852-3333

PROFILE:

Iḷisaġvik College provides educational opportunities to all who wish to pursue their post-secondary education, with an emphasis on the needs of North Slope residents. Iḷisaġvik believes that learning is a continuing, life-long process. The college has designed most of its courses and programs to allow each piece of knowledge to build upon the others. Most courses offered can be applied towards a certificate or degree.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

Accounting
Allied health
Office administration
Business management
Computer technology
Heavy truck operations
Construction trades
Industrial safety
Inupiat studies

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Ilisagvik College is a public community college located in Barrow, Alaska, on the shore of the Arctic Ocean.

ADMISSIONS:

IỊisaġvik College has an open admissions policy and welcomes applications from all prospective students who desire to attend and can demonstrate the ability to benefit from programs offered by the college. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to any particular program. For entrance into degree and certificate programs, To be admitted into a degree or certificate program, the applicant must show the potential to succeed in the program. This potential is demonstrated by obtaining a high school diploma or GED prior to college admission. However, some “non-traditional” students may not satisfy admission requirements, but may have the ability to benefit from certain courses. In order to receive funding, he/she must have a diploma from high school or a GED.

FINANCIAL AID:

Scholarships are available for various programs at Iḷisaġvik College and are based on financial need. Grants are usually based on financial need, while scholarships are based on academic merit and promise as well as financial need. These types of financial aid are not loans and do not need to be repaid.

2. University of Alaska Anchorage

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1954
Website : uaa.alaska.edu
No. of Students : 17,129
Contact No : (907) 786-1800

PROFILE:

The University of Alaska Anchorage is the state’s largest post-secondary institution. Located in the heart of Alaska’s largest city, the campus is nestled in the middle of a greenbelt, surrounded by lakes, ponds and wildlife, and is connected to a city-wide trail system perfect for students’ active lifestyles.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

Nursing
Education
Business Administration
Human Services
Accounting
Psychology
Aviation Technology

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

UAA is comprised of six teaching units at the Anchorage campus: the colleges of Education, Health and Social Welfare, Arts and Sciences, Business and Public Policy; and the Community and Technical College; and the School of Engineering. There are four community campuses: Matanuska-Susitna College, Kenai Peninsula College, Kodiak College and Prince William Sound Community College.

ADMISSIONS:

University of Alaska Anchorage mission is to compile and assess every applicant’s academic history to make admission decisions while imparting clear, accurate information throughout the admission process. We efficiently serve students, staff, and faculty in support of the University’s open-access mission while adhering to national best practices and regulations.

FINANCIAL AID:

The Office of Student Financial Assistance strives to make a significant and positive difference in the lives of students through quality customer service that meets their educational needs, and efficient processing and delivery of financial aid. UAA Financial Aid is unable to determine applicants’ eligibility for the Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) until after the Alaska Commission on Post-Secondary Education (ACPE) receives students’ high-school transcripts from the Department of Education.

3. University of Alaska Fairbanks

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1917
Website : www.uaf.edu
No. of Students : 10,214
Contact No : (907)474-7034
E-mail : admissions@uaf.edu

PROFILE:

In 1991 NASA named UAF a space grant institution for aerospace research, making it a Land, Sea and Space Grant institution. Its colleges and schools offer more than 100 disciplines with a variety of vocational and technical programs. Graduate degrees are available in a wide range of academic study. UAF is internationally known for its research in the Pacific Rim and the circumpolar North. It is consistently among the top 100 universities in the nation for funding from the National Science Foundation.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

Arctic biology
Arctic engineering
Geophysics
Supercomputing
Aboriginal studies.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is a public research university in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. In addition to the Fairbanks campus, UAF encompasses seven rural and urban campuses: Bristol Bay Campus in Dillingham; Chukchi Campus in Kotzebue; Interior-Aleutians Campus, which covers both the Aleutian Islands and the Interior; Kuskokwim Campus in Bethel; Northwest Campus in Nome; and the UAF Community and Technical College in Fairbanks, UAF’s community college arm.

ADMISSIONS:

Submitting an application through UAOnline is the quickest way to have your application processed.

FINANCIAL AID:

The Office of Admissions and the Registrar awards a limited number of merit, service and retention-based scholarships each year. To qualify students must meet the criteria below. Priority is given to students who have applied for admission and/or scholarships by February 15.

4. University of Alaska Southeast

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1972
Website : uas.alaska.edu
No. of Students : 3,765
Contact No : (877) 465-4827

PROFILE:

UAS was with the restructuring and consolidation of the former University of Alaska Juneau, Ketchikan Community College, and Islands Community College (Sitka). UAS is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.You’re ready for something new. New challenges, new places, new adventures. In the classroom or in the natural world, discovery abounds at the University of Alaska Southeast. Challenge yourself. Explore the opportunities.
Juneau Campus : The UAS Juneau campus is a supportive, diverse learning community set amidst unparalleled natural beauty.
Ketchikan Campus: A welcoming, student-centered campus featuring quality academic and career programs that prepare you for the next stage of your life.
Sitka Campus : Known for e-Learning courses for students across Alaska and beyond.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

Arts and Sciences
Education
Management
Career Education

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

The University of Alaska Southeast is a public, four year university that is part of the University of Alaska System. The main campus is located in Juneau, Alaska and the university has extended campuses in Sitka and Ketchikan. The University of Alaska Southeast is abbreviated as UA Southeast, Alaska Southeast, or UAS.

ADMISSIONS:

University of Alaska Southeast calendar represents the framework of the academic year. Specific courses or programs may start or end on different dates. Please consult a current UAS class schedule for more specific information.

FINANCIAL AID:

The Financial Aid Office will begin adjusting student’s budgets and Financial Aid Awards to matching their enrollment. Students not enrolled in full time status will see their Financial Aid Awards adjusted and possibly reduced. To maintain your current Award you must be enrolled full time (12 credits for Undergraduates, 9 credits for Graduates). Please monitor your Financial Aid Award on UAOnline.