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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Alaska

Around 0.3% of Alaska's graduates graduate from nursing certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 28 licensed practical nurses graduate from Alaska's 2 LPN schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alaska with a LPN program is University of Alaska Anchorage, which is located in Anchorage. In 2010, it was ranked 44th nationwide. In 2010, no students graduated from University of Alaska Anchorage's LPN program. Students at University of Alaska Anchorage paid $5,186 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Alaska with a LPN program is AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology, which is located in Seward. In 2010, it was ranked 61st nationwide. 25 students graduated with certificate in LPN from AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology in 2010.


If you are hoping to attend one of Alaska's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,593 per year, though tuition can range from $5,186 per year to $5,186 per year. In 2010, the LPN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Alaska were:

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

The following Alaska LPN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

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

A LPN certificate from an Alaska school... what next?

Most people who graduate from LPN school in Alaska go on to work as a licensed practical nurse. Alaska had 700 licensed practical nurses in 2010. In Alaska, the largest numbers of licensed practical nurses work in the following counties:

  1. Anchorage County - 370 licensed practical nurses
  2. Aleutians East County - 140 licensed practical nurses
  3. Fairbanks North Star County - 120 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses in the state of Alaska will shrink to 830. This would require a 0% decline in the profession.


A licensed practical nurse in Alaska makes an average of $47,100 per year. But, salaries for licensed practical nurses can vary. In 2010, licensed practical nurses made as little as less than $29,250 per year or as much as more than $65,750 per year in Alaska. On average a licensed practical nurse earns the most in the following Alaska counties:

  1. Haines County - $50,430 per year
  2. Anchorage County - $48,570 per year
  3. Aleutians East County - $46,630 per year

The Alaska counties with the lowest average salary for licensed practical nurses are:

  1. Fairbanks North Star County - $41,050 per year
  2. Aleutians East County - $46,630 per year
  3. Anchorage County - $48,570 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Certificate in Nursing in Alaska

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 700 $47,100 34.6%

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