University of Alaska Southeast

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,936

4.95% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,719

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.5%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

49%

384 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,563

29.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

19%

23 Graduates

About

University of Alaska Southeast is a higher education institution located in Juneau City and Borough, AK. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Alaska Southeast were General Business Administration & Management (64 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (28 degrees), and General Social Sciences (18 degrees).

In 2016, 677 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Alaska Southeast. 62.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (404 degrees), 4.99 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (81 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Alaska Southeast is $5,936, which is $-14,224 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Alaska Southeast is $5,936, which is $-14,224 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,719.

In 2016, 30% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 18% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,936

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Alaska Southeast was $5,936. The cost of tuition at University of Alaska Southeast is $-14,224 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$8,719

2016 Value

27.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Alaska Southeast had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,719. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Alaska Southeast grew by 27.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,590

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Alaska Southeast was of $10,590 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board decreased by 9.08% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

30%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

18%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

30% of undergraduate students at University of Alaska Southeast received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.25% with respect to 2015, when 32% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

12.5%

2015 Default Rate

50

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Alaska Southeast was 12.5%, which represents 50 out of the 400 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Alaska Southeast received 384 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 16.2% annual decline. Out of those 384 applicants, 188 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49% acceptance rate.

There were 2,563 students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Alaska Southeast has an overall enrollment yield of 86.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

188

Accepted Out of 384

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Alaska Southeast was 49% (188 admissions from 384 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 48.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -16.2%, while admissions declined by -16.1%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at University of Alaska Southeast in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Alaska Southeast has a total enrollment of 2,563 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Alaska Southeast is 749 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,814. This means that 29.2% of students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Alaska Southeast, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51% White, 10.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 6.48% Two or More Races, 5.66% Hispanic or Latino, 3.36% Asian, 1.29% Black or African American, and 0.897% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.2%), followed by White Male (20.2%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (6.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (31.1%), followed by White Male (18.9%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Male (4.44%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Alaska Southeast, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,563 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Alaska Southeast is 749 and the part-time enrollment is 1,814. This means that 29.2% of students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Alaska Southeast was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Alaska Southeast had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,306

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    265

  3. Two or More Races

    166

The enrolled student population at University of Alaska Southeast is 51% White, 10.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, 6.48% Two or More Races, 5.66% Hispanic or Latino, 3.36% Asian, 1.29% Black or African American, and 0.897% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 509 students (19.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 165 more women than men received degrees from University of Alaska Southeast. The majority of degree recipients at University of Alaska Southeast are white (404 degrees awarded). There were 4.99 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (81 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Alaska Southeast is General Business Administration & Management (64 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (28 degrees) and General Social Sciences (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Alaska Southeast, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (36 degrees awarded), Education (170 degrees), and Protective Services (73 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,884,678 people), Secondary school teachers (306,961 people), Education administrators (251,255 people), Miscellaneous managers (182,652 people), and Police officers (143,404 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Natural Resources & Conservation (36 degrees awarded), Education (170 degrees), Protective Services (73 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (31 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, and Financial managers

The most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Natural Resources & Conservation (36 degrees awarded), Education (170 degrees), Protective Services (73 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (31 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Elementary & secondary schools (2,766,471 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (360,222 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (260,767 people), Hospitals (218,306 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (106,687 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Natural Resources & Conservation (36 degrees awarded), Education (170 degrees), Protective Services (73 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (31 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Alaska Southeast.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Alaska Southeast was General Business Administration & Management with 64 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 256

  2. 421

In 2016, 256 degrees were awarded to men at University of Alaska Southeast, which is 0.608 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (421).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 64 degrees were awarded to men at University of Alaska Southeast in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 7.11 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 73 degrees were awarded to women at University of Alaska Southeast in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.32 times more than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

14%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 4% of students graduating from University of Alaska Southeast completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 14% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 17% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Alaska Southeast is Female and Hispanic or Latino (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 43.5% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    404 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    81 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    71 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Alaska Southeast is white (404 degrees awarded). There were 4.99 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (81 degrees).

12% of degree recipients (81 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    248 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    156 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Alaska Southeast is white female (248 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (156 degrees).

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Operations

University of Alaska Southeast has an endowment valued at nearly $4.58M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13.1k (0.287%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, University of Alaska Southeast had a total expenditure of $51.6M. Of that $51.6M, they spent $26M on salaries and $51.6M on benefits.

University of Alaska Southeast employs 60 Assistant professors, 27 Associate professors, and 15 Professors. Most academics at University of Alaska Southeast are Female Assistant professors (31), Male Assistant professors(29), and Female Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast are: Office and Administrative Support, with 49 employees, Management, with 46 employees, and Service with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.58M

2015 Endowment

1.26%

decline from 2014

University of Alaska Southeast has an endowment valued at about $4.58M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Alaska Southeast declined 1.26% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $24.3M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.95M - Federal

  2. $938k - State

  3. $81.1k - Local

As of 2015, University of Alaska Southeast received $4.95M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $938k from state grants and contracts, and $81.1k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$26M

Salary Expenditure

$51.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Alaska Southeast had a total expenditure of $51.6M. Of that $51.6M, they spent $26M on salaries and $51.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Alaska Southeast as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$26M

2015 Salaries

2.71%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Alaska Southeast paid a median of $26M in salaries, which represents 50.4% of their overall expenditure ($51.6M) and a 2.71% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.39% growth from 2013 and a 1.93% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.69M

Instructional Salaries

93

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Alaska Southeast paid a total of $6.69M to 93 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

60 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

49 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast were Assistant professor with 60 employees; Associate professor with 27 employees; and Associate professor with 15 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast were Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees; Management with 46 employees; and Service with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast was Female Assistant professor with 31 employees, Male Assistant professor with 29 employees, and Female Associate professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Alaska Southeast.

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