Colleges in Anchorage, Alaska

There are 7 Colleges in Anchorage, Alaska, serving a population of 298,225 people in an area of 1,707 square miles. There is 1 College per 42,603 people, and 1 College per 243 square miles.

In Alaska, Anchorage is ranked 10th of 365 cities in Colleges per capita, and 9th of 365 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Anchorage Colleges

Find Anchorage, Alaska colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


Alaska Career College 1415 East Tudor Road Anchorage, AK

Alaska Pacific University 4101 University Drive Anchorage, AK

Charter College-Anchorage 2221 East Northern Lights Boulevard Anchorage, AK

University Of Alaska Anchorage 3211 Providence Drive Anchorage, AK

Wayland Baptist University - Anchorage Campus 7801 East 32nd Avenue Anchorage, AK

Wayland Baptist University - Anchorage-Jber-Elmendorf Campus 4109 Bullard Avenue Anchorage, AK

Wayland Baptist University - Anchorage-Jber-Richardson Campus 7 Chilkoot Avenue Anchorage, AK

About Anchorage Colleges

Anchorage Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Anchorage, AK. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Anchorage Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Anchorage College Statistics

Find Anchorage College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Anchorage College Enrollment
 AnchorageAnchorage Municipality
College/Grad School Enrollment23,359 (30.1%)23,359 (30.1%)
Anchorage Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 AnchorageAnchorage Municipality
Some College, No Degree50,626 (26.3%)50,626 (26.3%)
Associate's Degree16,763 (8.7%)16,763 (8.7%)
Bachelor's Degree42,216 (22.0%)42,216 (22.0%)
Graduate/Professional Degree24,273 (12.6%)24,273 (12.6%)
Anchorage Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 AnchorageAnchorage Municipality
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher66,48966,489
Arts, Humanities & Others15,137 (22.8%)15,137 (22.8%)
Business11,470 (17.3%)11,470 (17.3%)
Education7,165 (10.8%)7,165 (10.8%)
Science & Engineering25,224 (37.9%)25,224 (37.9%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields7,493 (11.3%)7,493 (11.3%)