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State Quick Facts: Alaska

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 110505
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0505
Telephone: 907-465-6740
Fax: 907-465-3293
alaskadvantage.state.ak.us


University of Alaska System
910 Yukon Drive, Suite 202
P. O. Box 755000
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-5000
Telephone: 907-450-8000
Fax: 907-450-8002
Agency E-mail: sypres@alaska.edu
www.alaska.edu



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
686
College-aged (18-25):
52
White:
474
Black:
25
Hispanic:
43
Asian:
32
Native American:
87
Male:
358
Female:
329
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
7
Public:
5
4-year:
3
2-year:
2
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
1


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
30,616
Public (Fall 06):
28,595

Independent, Not-for-Profit (Fall 06):

855
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
27,463
Graduate (Fall 06):
2,390
First Professional (Fall 06):
0
White (Fall 07):
21,439
Black (Fall 07):
1,006
Hispanic (Fall 07):
1,251
Asian (Fall 07):
1,708
Native American (Fall 07):
4,412
Alien (Fall 07):
800
Male (Fall 06):
11,822
Female (Fall 06):
18,031
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
3,250
Associates:
1,031
Bachelor:
1,498
Graduate:
721
White:
2,334
Black:
94
Hispanic:
114
Asian:
169
Native American:
331
Alien:
99
Other (not incl. above)
109
Male:
1,217
Female:
2,033

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$273,088
  Selected State Reports:
University of Alaska System Factbooks
University of Alaska System Student Information

Sources –
Population: Resident FY 2008 Estimate, U.S. Census Bureau
Institutions: FY 2007-2008, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Enrollments: FY Fall 2006 and Fall 2007, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Completions: FY 2007-2008, SHEEO-SPRC and NCES/IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Appropriations: Educational Appropriations Nominal and Un-Adjusted Dollars from SHEEO-SHEF FY 2008. Educational appropriations measure state and local support available for public higher education operating expenses and excludes appropriations for independent institutions, financial aid for students attending independent institutions, and research, agriculture, and medical (RAM) purposes.

This is a product of the SHEEO/NCES Network.
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