BSN in Alaska

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Alaska


Around 2.5% of Alaska's graduates graduate from nursing degree programs every year. Thus, Alaska's 2 BSN schools put out approximately 215 nurses each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alaska with a BSN program is University of Alaska Anchorage, which is located in Anchorage. In 2010, it was ranked 44th nationwide. 215 students graduated with a degree in BSN from University of Alaska Anchorage in 2010. University of Alaska Anchorage charged in-state students $5,186 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Alaska that has a BSN program is University of Alaska Southeast. University of Alaska Southeast, which was ranked 83rd in the country in 2010, is located in Juneau. In 2010, 0 students graduated from University of Alaska Southeast BSN program. University of Alaska Southeast charged in-state students $5,130 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Alaska's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,158 per year, though tuition can range from $5,186 per year to $5,130 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alaska BSN schools were charged at the following schools:

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

The BSN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Alaska were:

  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

A BSN degree from an Alaska school... what next?

The largest populations of Alaska nurse are working in the following counties:

  1. Anchorage County - 3,340 nurses
  2. Aleutians East County - 680 nurses
  3. Haines County - 520 nurses

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 6,400 nurses will be working in Alaska state. This would require the number of nurses to shrink by 0%.

Salary

On average, nurses earn $79,350 per year. In 2010, however, some Alaska nurse earned as little as less than $54,390 per year or as much as more than $108,530 per year. Nurses in the following Alaska counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Anchorage County - $81,460 per year
  2. Fairbanks North Star County - $77,140 per year
  3. Aleutians East County - $76,890 per year

The following counties in Alaska have the lowest average salaries for nurse:

  1. Haines County - $71,810 per year
  2. Aleutians East County - $76,890 per year
  3. Fairbanks North Star County - $77,140 per year

The nurses with highest average salaries in Alaska were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $79,350 per year

The nurses with lowest average salaries in Alaska were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $79,350 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Alaska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Alaska
  • Master's Degree in Nursing 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
7,720 miles from location University of Alaska Southeast Juneau AK 17.0398 n/a 3,260
 

Curious what studying BSN 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)
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Registered Nurses + 5,150 $79,350 2.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are BSN related jobs in Alaska