Alaska Career College

Alaska Career College

1415 E Tudor Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99507-1033

Facts

  • College Type: 2-year, Private for-profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Total Student Population: 317
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: 74%
  • Website: www.alaskacareercollege.edu

Alaska Career College is a private for-profit institution located in Anchorage, Alaska. Founded in 1985, Alaska Career College was formerly known as Travel Academy. It is a significant center of education offering degrees in programs such as Medical Assisting, Business, and Computer Technology.

ACC is committed to the real-life educational excellence of its students. It’s campus is located in the center of Alaska and has enrolled over 400 students. With an emphasis on smaller classrooms, ACC’s goal is to provide its students with adequate time and attention to boost their studies.

Alaska Career College offers 7 programs with rigorous training to prepare it’s students for the competitive market outside; Business Accounting Technology, Business Human Resources, Business Technology Specialist, Medical Assistance Specialist, Medical Insurance Coding and Billing Specialist, Phlebotomy Technician Specialist, Therapeutic Massage Specialist.

The student-to-faculty ratio at ACC is 16:1 which facilitates easier learning for the students. The school’s campus at the centre of Anchorage offers spectacular scenery and easy access to outdoor adventure and beautiful arts and culture scenery.

Although the school has no housing facilities, its location in the urban setting makes it suitable for students who enjoy the fast-paced city life.

ACC offers career focused training programs that are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in various industries including healthcare, business, technology, and trade.

The college’s programs are designed to provide students with hands-on training and real-world experience that would allow students gain practical experience in their various chosen fields.

ACC also offers job placement assistance to graduates, helping them find employment opportunities in their chosen field of study.

Alaska Career College also offers a range of student services including financial aid assistance, academic advising, and career counselling.

The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) which is recognized by the US Department of Education.

Alaska Career College is a good option for students looking for career focused training programs designed to assist students in getting job positions in a variety of industry.

Student Enrollment

Total EnrollmentUndergraduate Enrollment
317317
Percent of Undergraduate Enrollment by Gender
Men: 13.3%
Women: 86.8%
Percent of Undergraduate Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaskan Native: 18.6%
Asian: 22.1%
Black or African American: 9.2%
Hispanic/Latino: 9.2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1.3%
White: 31.9%
Two or more races: 4.7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3.2%
(Enrollment data Fall 2021)

Degrees Offered

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate’s degree

Programs Offered

  • Business: Accounting Technology
  • Business: Human Resources
  • Business: Technology Specialist
  • Medical Assistant Specialist
  • Medical Insurance Coding and Billing Specialist
  • Phlebotomy Technician Specialist
  • Therapeutic Massage Specialist

Financial

Program prices for full-time students2021-222020-212019-20
Tuition & fees$16,270$15,895$15,895
Off-campus
Room and board$11,790$10,970$11,020
Other expenses$10,860$9,440$6,670
Off-campus with family
Other expenses$10,860$9,440$6,670