Physics in Alaska

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Schools Offering Physics Programs in Alaska


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Alaska students graduate with degrees in physics. Thus, Alaska's 2 physics schools put out approximately 12 physicists each year.

Top Schools

University of Alaska Fairbanks, which is located in Fairbanks, is the top-ranked school in Alaska that has a physics program. It received a ranking of 41st in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Alaska Fairbanks graduated 12 students from its physics program. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Fairbanks was $5,358 per year.

University of Alaska Anchorage, which is located in Anchorage, is the second-ranked school in Alaska that has a physics program. It received a ranking of 44th in the country in 2010. Students at University of Alaska Anchorage paid $5,186 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Alaska's physics schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,272 per year, though tuition can range from $5,358 per year to $5,186 per year. The Alaska physics schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 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

The following Alaska physics schools had the lowest tuition rates:

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

More Information

For more data regarding a career in physics in Alaska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as chemical engineering or chemistry, 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 Physics in Alaska
  • Master's Degree in Physics in Alaska
  • Doctoral Degree in Physics in Alaska

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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
 

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