Psychology in Alaska

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Alaska


Each year, approximately 1.7% of Alaska graduates receive degrees in psychology. In other words, every year an estimated 150 psychology professionals graduate from Alaska's 3 psychology schools.

Top Schools

University of Alaska Fairbanks, which was ranked 41st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alaska that has a psychology program. It is located in Fairbanks. In 2010, 47 students graduated from University of Alaska Fairbanks' psychology program. Tuition 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 psychology program. It received a ranking of 44th in the country in 2010. 76 students graduated with degree in psychology from University of Alaska Anchorage in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Anchorage was $5,186 per year.

The third-ranked school in Alaska with a psychology program is Alaska Pacific University, which is located in Anchorage. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. 27 students graduated with degree in psychology from Alaska Pacific University in 2010. Tuition at Alaska Pacific University was $26,360 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Alaska's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $12,301 per year, though tuition can range from $26,360 per year to $5,186 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alaska psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

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

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

In Alaska, the largest numbers of psychology professional work in the following counties:

  1. Anchorage County - 110 psychology professionals
  2. Aleutians East County - 70 psychology professionals
  3. Haines County - 30 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 100 psychology professionals will be working in Alaska state. This would require the number of psychology professionals to shrink by 0%.

Salary

psychology professionals in Alaska earn $72,890 per year on average. However, Alaska psychology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $40,760 per year to more than $115,290 per year in 2010. The counties in Alaska with the highest average salary for psychology professionals are:

  1. Aleutians East County - $84,670 per year
  2. Anchorage County - $73,120 per year
  3. Haines County - $65,730 per year

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

  1. Haines County - $65,730 per year
  2. Anchorage County - $73,120 per year
  3. Aleutians East County - $84,670 per year

On average, the highest paid psychology professionals in Alaska were:

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $72,890 per year

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

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $72,890 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Alaska
  • Master's Degree in Psychology 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
7,928 miles from location Alaska Pacific University Anchorage AK 26.7206 83% 781
 

Curious what studying Psychology 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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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 240 $72,890 -11.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are psychology related jobs in Alaska