Information Systems in Alaska

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Schools Offering Information Systems Programs in Alaska


Around 1.2% of Alaska's graduates graduate from information systems degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 103 information systems professionals graduate from Alaska's 5 information systems schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alaska that has a information systems program is University of Alaska Fairbanks. University of Alaska Fairbanks, which was ranked 41st in the country in 2010, is located in Fairbanks. 10 students graduated with a degree in information systems from University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2010. Students at University of Alaska Fairbanks paid $5,358 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Alaska that has a information systems 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, 87 students graduated from University of Alaska Anchorage information systems program. University of Alaska Anchorage charged in-state students $5,186 in tuition fees per year.

University of Alaska Southeast, which is located in Juneau, is the third-ranked school in Alaska that has a information systems program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Alaska Southeast graduated 4 students from its information systems programs. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Southeast was $5,130 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alaska information systems school, average tuition will be $7,566 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,405 per year to $17,750 per year. In 2010, the following Alaska information systems schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Charter College - located in Anchorage, students are charged $17,750 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 information systems schools in Alaska that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Prince William Sound Community College - located in Valdez, students are charged $4,405 per year
  2. University of Alaska Southeast - located in Juneau, students are charged $5,130 per year
  3. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year

An information systems degree from an Alaska school... what next?

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

  1. Anchorage County - 300 information systems professionals
  2. Haines County - 70 information systems professionals
  3. Fairbanks North Star County - 50 information systems professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of information systems professionals in Alaska will shrink by 0%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 430 information systems professionals working in Alaska.

Salary

information systems professionals in Alaska earn $95,340 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Information systems professional in Alaska had varying salaries from $68,560 to $130,580 per year in 2010. On average information systems professional earn the most in the following Alaska counties:

  1. Fairbanks North Star County - $98,360 per year
  2. Haines County - $93,820 per year
  3. Anchorage County - $93,230 per year

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

  1. Anchorage County - $93,230 per year
  2. Haines County - $93,820 per year
  3. Fairbanks North Star County - $98,360 per year

The information systems professionals with highest average salaries in Alaska were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $95,340 per year

The information systems professionals with lowest average salaries in Alaska were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $95,340 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Alaska statistics regarding a career in information systems and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as computer networking or information technology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Information Systems in Alaska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems in Alaska
  • Master's Degree in Information Systems in Alaska

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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 Charter College Anchorage AK 15.1354 n/a 1,132
7,864 miles from location Prince William Sound Community College Valdez AK 4.57998 n/a 594
 

Curious what studying Information Systems 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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Computer and Information Systems Managers + 450 $95,340 -13.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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