University of Alaska Southeast

Juneau, AK 99801
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University of Alaska Southeast is one of the four public 4-year colleges in Alaska. The campus is located in Juneau town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,342 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 193 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 135 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 70%). Every year 24% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of Alaska Southeast's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,352, and fees were $1,476. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $17,664 and $1,869 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students2,342
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 4
Certificate 3 45

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1983 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $60

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$223/credit
In State Students$223/credit
Out of State Students$736/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$466/credit
In State Students$466/credit
Out of State Students$979/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $10,035 $10,035 $33,120
ADN 70 $15,610 $15,610 $51,520
BSN 125 $27,875 $27,875 $92,000
FNP 50 $23,300 $23,300 $48,950
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 80% of University of Alaska Southeast's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 36% $4,154
Other Federal Grant 5% $725
State Grant & Scholarships 46% $3,972
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 42% $3,163
Federal Student Loans 35% $5,166
Private Loans 3% $7,188


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,396
$30,001 to $48,000$9,415
$48,001 to $75,000$11,356
$75,001 to $110,000$15,644
Over $110,000$15,043

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alaska state board of nursing.
University of Alaska Southeast
11066 Auke Lake Way
Juneau, AK 99801

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