University of Alaska Southeast

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,888
5.13% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$11,000
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
9.28%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
60.6%
492 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,150
29.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
31.6%
30 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 (26 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (20 degrees), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (19 degrees).

In 2019, 565 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Alaska Southeast. 63.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (318 degrees), 4.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (71 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Alaska Southeast is $6,888, which is $−15,138 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Alaska Southeast is $6,888, which is $−15,138 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,000.

In 2019, 40% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 18% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,888
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Alaska Southeast was $6,888. The cost of tuition at University of Alaska Southeast is $−15,138 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$11,000
2019 Value
23.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Alaska Southeast had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,000. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Alaska Southeast grew by 23.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,036
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Alaska Southeast was of $10,036 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
18%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

40% of undergraduate students at University of Alaska Southeast received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 14.3% with respect to 2018, when 35% 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.
9.28%
2017 Default Rate
32
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Alaska Southeast was 9.28%, which represents 32 out of the 345 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 492 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.4% annual decline. Out of those 492 applicants, 298 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,150 students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Alaska Southeast has an overall enrollment yield of 57.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
298
Accepted Out of 492

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Alaska Southeast was 60.6% (298 admissions from 492 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 63.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −1.4%, while admissions declined by −5.7%.

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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 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Alaska Southeast has a total enrollment of 2,150 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Alaska Southeast is 638 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,512. This means that 29.7% 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 56.9% White, 11.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 9.53% Two or More Races, 6.93% Hispanic or Latino, 2.33% Asian, 2.28% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.977% Black or African American.

Students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.9%), followed by White Male (23.6%) and Two or More Races Female (7.14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (40%), followed by White Male (34%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Alaska Southeast, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,150 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Alaska Southeast is 638 and the part-time enrollment is 1,512. This means that 29.7% of students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
2019 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 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
    1,223
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    245
  3. Two or More Races
    205

The enrolled student population at University of Alaska Southeast is 56.9% White, 11.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 9.53% Two or More Races, 6.93% Hispanic or Latino, 2.33% Asian, 2.28% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.977% Black or African American. 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 184 students (8.56%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 149 more women than men received degrees from University of Alaska Southeast. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Alaska Southeast is white (318 degrees awarded). There were 4.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (71 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Alaska Southeast is General Business Administration & Management (26 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (20 degrees) and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (19 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 (26 degrees awarded), Education (166 degrees), and Precision Production (22 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 (1,488,879 people), Secondary school teachers (482,889 people), Education administrators (263,846 people), Special education teachers (209,143 people), and Social workers, all other (209,081 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Natural Resources & Conservation (26 degrees awarded), Education (166 degrees), Precision Production (22 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees), and Protective Services (36 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Actuaries, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Natural Resources & Conservation (26 degrees awarded), Education (166 degrees), Precision Production (22 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees), and Protective Services (36 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 (2,779,221 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (399,574 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (281,642 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (233,913 people), and Individual & family services (180,085 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Natural Resources & Conservation (26 degrees awarded), Education (166 degrees), Precision Production (22 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (28 degrees), and Protective Services (36 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.
Most Common
  1. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 19 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Alaska Southeast was General Business Administration & Management with 26 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

208
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
357
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 208 degrees were awarded to men at University of Alaska Southeast, which is 0.583 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (357).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 27 degrees were awarded to men at University of Alaska Southeast in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 3 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 49 degrees were awarded to women at University of Alaska Southeast in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 3.5 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 10% 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, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Alaska Southeast is Male and White (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 30% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    318 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    71 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    54 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Alaska Southeast is white (318 degrees awarded). There were 4.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (71 degrees).

12.6% of degree recipients (71 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    199 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    119 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Alaska Southeast is white female (199 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (119 degrees).

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Operations

University of Alaska Southeast has an endowment valued at nearly $6.84M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $43.1k (0.631%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, University of Alaska Southeast had a total salary expenditure of $48.2M. University of Alaska Southeast employs 39 Assistant professors, 29 Associate professors, and 20 Professors. Most academics at University of Alaska Southeast are Male Assistant professors (23), Female Associate professors(16), and Female Assistant professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast are: Office and Administrative Support, with 53 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Service with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.84M
2019 Endowment
9.71%
growth from 2018

University of Alaska Southeast has an endowment valued at about $6.84M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Alaska Southeast grew 9.71% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.6M 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. $2.86M - Federal
  2. $306k - State
  3. $48.5k - Local

As of 2019, University of Alaska Southeast received $2.86M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $306k from state grants and contracts, and $48.5k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$22M
2019 Salaries
1.37%
decline from 2018

In 2019, University of Alaska Southeast paid a median of $22M in salaries, which represents 45.7% of their overall expenditure ($48.2M) and a 1.37% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.23% decline from 2017 and a 1.28% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.73M
Instructional Salaries
89
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Alaska Southeast paid a total of $6.73M to 89 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
39 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
53 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast were Assistant professor with 39 employees; Associate professor with 29 employees; and Associate professor with 20 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast were Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees; Management with 35 employees; and Service with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast was Male Assistant professor with 23 employees, Female Associate professor with 16 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 16 employees.

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

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