University of Alaska Southeast

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,244

5.19% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,451

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

9.87%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

71%

449 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,342

30.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

21.7%

25 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 Liberal Arts & Sciences (50 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (21 degrees).

In 2017, 642 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Alaska Southeast. 71.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (368 degrees), 3.87 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (95 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Alaska Southeast is $6,244, which is $-14,489 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Alaska Southeast is $6,244, which is $-14,489 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,451.

In 2017, 32% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 18% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,244

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Alaska Southeast was $6,244. The cost of tuition at University of Alaska Southeast is $-14,489 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$10,451

2017 Value

19.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Alaska Southeast had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,451. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Alaska Southeast grew by 19.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,035

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Alaska Southeast was of $10,035 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board decreased by 5.24% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

18%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

32% of undergraduate students at University of Alaska Southeast received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 6.67% with respect to 2016, when 30% 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.

9.87%

2016 Default Rate

38

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Alaska Southeast was 9.87%, which represents 38 out of the 385 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 449 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 16.9% annual growth. Out of those 449 applicants, 319 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71% acceptance rate.

There were 2,342 students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Alaska Southeast has an overall enrollment yield of 60.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

319

Accepted Out of 449

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Alaska Southeast was 71% (319 admissions from 449 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 49%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 16.9%, while admissions grew by 69.7%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Alaska Southeast has a total enrollment of 2,342 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Alaska Southeast is 708 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,634. This means that 30.2% 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 51.9% White, 11.7% American Indian or Alaska Native, 7.69% Two or More Races, 6.23% Hispanic or Latino, 3.2% Asian, 1.2% Black or African American, and 0.939% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.8%), followed by White Male (21.8%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (6.68%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (35.4%), followed by White Male (13.9%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (11.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Alaska Southeast, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,342 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Alaska Southeast is 708 and the part-time enrollment is 1,634. This means that 30.2% of students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

2017 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 70%. 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

    1,215

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    275

  3. Two or More Races

    180

The enrolled student population at University of Alaska Southeast is 51.9% White, 11.7% American Indian or Alaska Native, 7.69% Two or More Races, 6.23% Hispanic or Latino, 3.2% Asian, 1.2% Black or African American, and 0.939% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 377 students (16.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 272 more women than men received degrees from University of Alaska Southeast. The majority of degree recipients at University of Alaska Southeast are white (368 degrees awarded). There were 3.87 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (95 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Alaska Southeast is Liberal Arts & Sciences (50 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees) and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (21 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 (33 degrees awarded), Education (165 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (34 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 (1,877,322 people), Secondary school teachers (301,713 people), Education administrators (253,228 people), Social workers, all other (191,590 people), and Other managers (133,834 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Natural Resources & Conservation (33 degrees awarded), Education (165 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (34 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (28 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (4 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, Sales managers, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Natural Resources & Conservation (33 degrees awarded), Education (165 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (34 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (28 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 (2,761,383 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (268,561 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (219,291 people), Individual & family services (141,299 people), and Outpatient care centers (103,098 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Alaska Southeast are Natural Resources & Conservation (33 degrees awarded), Education (165 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (34 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (28 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 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Alaska Southeast was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 50 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 185

  2. 457

In 2017, 185 degrees were awarded to men at University of Alaska Southeast, which is 0.405 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (457).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 36 degrees were awarded to men at University of Alaska Southeast in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.563 times less than the 64 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 64 degrees were awarded to women at University of Alaska Southeast in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.78 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%

100% Completion Time

25%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 9% 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, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Alaska Southeast is Male and Two or More Races (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 40% 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

    368 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    95 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Alaska Southeast is white (368 degrees awarded). There were 3.87 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (95 degrees).

14.8% of degree recipients (95 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    262 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    106 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Female

    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Alaska Southeast is white female (262 degrees awarded). There were 2.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (106 degrees).

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Operations

University of Alaska Southeast has an endowment valued at nearly $5.89M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $58.9k (1%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Alaska Southeast had a total salary expenditure of $51.2M. University of Alaska Southeast employs 48 Assistant professors, 29 Associate professors, and 19 Professors. Most academics at University of Alaska Southeast are Male Assistant professors (25), Female Assistant professors(23), and Female Associate professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast are: Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, Management, with 37 employees, and Service with 20 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.89M

2017 Endowment

33.7%

growth from 2016

University of Alaska Southeast has an endowment valued at about $5.89M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Alaska Southeast grew 33.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.2M 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. $5.03M - Federal

  2. $264k - State

  3. $43.2k - Local

As of 2017, University of Alaska Southeast received $5.03M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $264k from state grants and contracts, and $43.2k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.1M

2017 Salaries

1.28%

decline from 2016

In 2017, University of Alaska Southeast paid a median of $23.1M in salaries, which represents 45.1% of their overall expenditure ($51.2M) and a 1.28% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.2% decline from 2015 and a 2.71% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.33M

Instructional Salaries

97

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Alaska Southeast paid a total of $7.33M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

48 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

59 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast were Assistant professor with 48 employees; Associate professor with 29 employees; and Associate professor with 19 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast were Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees; Management with 37 employees; and Service with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Alaska Southeast was Male Assistant professor with 25 employees, Female Assistant professor with 23 employees, and Female Associate professor with 17 employees.

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

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