Biology in Alaska

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Schools Offering Biology Programs in Alaska


Each year, approximately 1.8% of Alaska graduates receive degrees in biology. Thus, Alaska's 4 biology schools put out approximately 152 biologists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alaska that has a biology program is University of Alaska Fairbanks. University of Alaska Fairbanks, which was ranked 41st in the country in 2010, is located in Fairbanks. In 2010, University of Alaska Fairbanks graduated 68 students from its biology program. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Fairbanks was $5,358 per year.

The second-ranked school in Alaska with a biology program is University of Alaska Anchorage, which is located in Anchorage. In 2010, it was ranked 44th nationwide. 65 students graduated with degree in biology from University of Alaska Anchorage in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Anchorage was $5,186 per year.

Alaska Pacific University, which was ranked 44th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Alaska that has a biology program. It is located in Anchorage. 9 students graduated with degree in biology from Alaska Pacific University in 2010. Students at Alaska Pacific University paid $26,360 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alaska biology school, average tuition will be $10,509 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,130 per year to $26,360 per year. In 2010, the biology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Alaska were:

  1. Alaska Pacific University - located in Anchorage, students are charged $26,360 per year
  2. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year
  3. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Alaska biology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Alaska Southeast - located in Juneau, students are charged $5,130 per year
  2. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year
  3. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in biology in Alaska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as biomedical engineering or biology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology in Alaska
  • Master's Degree in Biology in Alaska
  • Doctoral Degree in Biology in Alaska

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,928 miles from location University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage AK 55.637 69% 17,276
7,683 miles from location University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks AK 58.6895 65% 9,137
7,720 miles from location University of Alaska Southeast Juneau AK 17.0398 n/a 3,260
7,928 miles from location Alaska Pacific University Anchorage AK 26.7206 83% 781
 

Curious what studying Biology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alaska

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists + 790 $63,890 0.0%
2
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health + 660 $68,860 4.8%
3
Biological Technicians + 460 $33,560 -48.9%
4
Biological Scientists, All Other + 400 $64,080 29.0%
5
Soil and Plant Scientists + 40 $62,400 0.0%
6
Microbiologists + 30 $61,610
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are biology related jobs in Alaska