Nursing Schools in Alaska

There are only two prominent nursing schools in Alaska. UAA has the best programs in the state. Located in Anchorage, UAA provides 5 nursing programs. Most programs are competitive to get into but they are worth it.

Although the state is two and half times bigger than Texas, the population is not as large. The pay rate for nurses in Alaska is much higher than the rest of US states due to difficult living condition and the fact that there are only 16,6852 nurses for the whole state. According to stats published by NCSBN in 2012, there are 16,6852 active LPN and RN license in Alaska.

The average RN salary in Alaska is around $74k, and $47k for LPNs. If you are working near or in the bigger cities like Anchorage, living condition is much better and the pay may be a little less than the one you could get paid if you work in remote cities. As of Dec, 2012 Alaska has one hospital with magnet status, Alaska Native Medical Center. 

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Complete List of Nursing Schools in Alaska

Listed below are all nursing schools in Alaska. Please use the sort feature to view which schools have top RN and LPN programs along with their corresponding average NCLEX pass rates. Click on each school's name to view more detail about the school.

There are a total of 2 nursing schools in the state of Alaska.

Institution RN PN RN PN
University of Alaska Anchorage
Location: Anchorage, AK
Programs offered: RN to BSN Masters BSN ADN LPN to ADN
AVTEC - Allied Health Department
Location: Anchorage, AK
Programs offered: LPN LPN to ADN

Alaska's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average

Alaska's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average