Alaska Colleges Tuition Trends Over The Current Decade(The 2010s)

There are 11 colleges in Alaska State - 6 public and 5 private schools. The average tuition & fees of public schools are $6,446 for Alaska residents and $17,109 for others in 2017. It increase 5.46% from last year and 30.11% from 2010 cumulatively. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $14,577 which are increased 2.76% from last year and -1.06% from 2010 cumulatively.


Tuition & Fees Trends of Alaska Colleges from 2010 to 2017

Next table and charts illustrates the tuition changes from 2010 to 2017 for Alaska colleges and universities. The costs officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education and due to the data availability, the avarage amount mainly based on 2-4 years and 4 years colleges and universities.
Undergraduate (Public) Undergraduate (Private) Graduate (Public) Graduate (Private)
For Alaska public schools, the 2017 undergraduate in-state tuition & fees are $6,446 which has increased by 31.35% over the current decade and the out-of-state cost is $17,109 which has risen by 30.11%. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 4.30% while last year increase rate was 5.46%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Alaska Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$4,907$5,154$5,427$5,360$5,684$6,059$6,446
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.02%5.31%-1.24%6.05%6.59%6.38%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.02%10.60%9.23%15.83%23.47%31.35%
Out-of-State Costs$13,150$14,184$15,065$14,883$15,294$16,223$17,109
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%7.86%6.21%-1.21%2.76%6.07%5.46%
Cumulative Rates0.00%7.86%14.56%13.18%16.31%23.37%30.11%
For private schools in Alaska state, the 2017 undergraduate tuition & fees are $14,577 which has increased by -1.06% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is -0.15% while last year increase rate was 2.76%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Alaska Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$14,734$14,915$16,064$16,647$13,950$14,185$14,577
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%1.23%7.70%3.63%-16.20%1.69%2.76%
Cumulative Rates0.00%1.23%9.03%12.98%-5.32%-3.72%-1.06%
The average graduate school tuition & fees of Alaska public schools are $10,567 which has increased by 17.43% over the current decade and the out-of-state graduate cost is $20,487 which has risen by 17.27%. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 2.47% while last year increase rate was 5.00%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Alaska Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$8,999$9,834$10,132$8,774$9,508$10,031$10,567
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%9.28%3.03%-13.41%8.37%5.50%5.34%
Cumulative Rates0.00%9.28%12.59%-2.50%5.66%11.48%17.43%
Out-of-State Costs$17,471$19,146$19,732$17,042$18,453$19,511$20,487
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%9.59%3.06%-13.63%8.28%5.74%5.00%
Cumulative Rates0.00%9.59%12.94%-2.45%5.62%11.68%17.27%
For private graduate schools in Alaska state, the 2017 tuition & fees are $22,735 which has increased by 98.56% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 14.07985% while last year increase rate was 0.66%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Alaska Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$11,450$11,450$11,230$11,230$25,075$22,585$22,735
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%0.00%-1.92%0.00%123.29%-9.93%0.66%
Cumulative Rates0.00%0.00%-1.92%-1.92%119.00%97.25%98.56%
You can check the changes of other college costs including room & board costs, book & supplies, and other living expenses at Alaska college cost trends.

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