English in Alaska

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Schools Offering English Programs in Alaska


Around 0.9% of Alaska's graduates graduate from English degree programs every year. That means an estimated 76 english professionals graduate from Alaska's 3 English schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alaska with a English program is University of Alaska Fairbanks, which is located in Fairbanks. In 2010, it was ranked 41st nationwide. In 2010, 30 students graduated from University of Alaska Fairbanks' English program. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Fairbanks was $5,358 per year.

The second-ranked school in Alaska that has a English program is University of Alaska Anchorage. University of Alaska Anchorage, which was ranked 44th in the country in 2010, is located in Anchorage. In 2010, University of Alaska Anchorage graduated 40 students from its English program. University of Alaska Anchorage charged in-state students $5,186 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Alaska with a English program is University of Alaska Southeast, which is located in Juneau. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. 6 students graduated with degree in English from University of Alaska Southeast in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Southeast was $5,130 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alaska English school, average tuition will be $5,225 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,130 per year to $5,358 per year. In 2010, the English schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Alaska were:

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

The lowest tuition rates at Alaska English 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

An English degree from an Alaska school... what next?

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

  1. Anchorage County - 100 english professionals
  2. Aleutians East County - 40 english professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 260 english professionals will be working in Alaska. This would require the number of english professional to shrink by 0%.

Salary

On average, english professionals earn $55,967 per year. However, this number is only an average. English professional in Alaska had varying salaries from $22,770 to $100,530 per year in 2010. English professionals in the following Alaska counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Aleutians East County - $62,315 per year
  2. Anchorage County - $57,660 per year

English professionals in the following counties in Alaska make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Anchorage County - $57,660 per year
  2. Aleutians East County - $62,315 per year

The english professionals with highest average salaries in Alaska were:

  1. Creative Writer - $66,550 per year
  2. Technical Writer - $60,260 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $41,090 per year

On average, the lowest paid english professionals in Alaska were:

  1. Technical Writer - $60,260 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $41,090 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Alaska statistics regarding a career in English and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as language or creative writing.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in English in Alaska
  • Master's Degree in English 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
 

Curious what studying English 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
Writers and Authors + 100 $66,550 42.9%
2
Technical Writers + 90 $60,260 50.0%
3
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 60 $41,090 -40.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are English related jobs in Alaska