University of Alaska Anchorage Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Alaska Anchorage ranks better than 71% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Alaska Anchorage ranks better than 61% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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University of Alaska Anchorage's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at University of Alaska Anchorage

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Alaska Anchorage's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at University of Alaska Anchorage to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for UAA Associate Degrees

UAA ranks higher than 89% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 72% $25,875 $34,704 72%
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 74% $17,878 $42,235 74%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 56% $17,000 $48,432 56%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 95% $25,875 $37,208 95%
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 51% Not Reported $38,289 51%
Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians 79% Not Reported $62,887 79%
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 99% $15,751 $68,801 99%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 86% $16,250 $68,219 86%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 68% $14,000 $28,443 68%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 76% $20,000 $35,060 76%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 99% Not Reported $57,318 99%

Salary Scores for UAA Bachelor's Degrees

UAA ranks higher than 71% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 69% $18,000 $52,562 69%
Air Transportation 60% $23,590 $48,432 60%
Anthropology 38% $30,500 $25,194 38%
Biological and Physical Sciences 53% $13,750 $33,281 53%
Biology, General 16% $12,829 $23,649 16%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 66% $22,500 $46,478 66%
Civil Engineering 45% $25,750 $60,623 45%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 90% Not Reported $68,219 90%
Construction Management 98% Not Reported $78,971 98%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 92% $24,193 $44,933 92%
Economics 34% Not Reported $44,170 34%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 84% $16,279 $78,971 84%
Engineering-Related Technologies 81% $27,000 $66,171 81%
Engineering, General 53% Not Reported $63,005 53%
English Language and Literature, General 46% $20,500 $28,960 46%
Finance and Financial Management Services 45% Not Reported $49,436 45%
Fine and Studio Arts 63% Not Reported $28,055 63%
History 81% $17,204 $36,745 81%
International/Global Studies 37% Not Reported $29,685 37%
Journalism 65% Not Reported $34,704 65%
Marketing 60% $22,000 $44,170 60%
Mechanical Engineering 9% $27,900 $57,645 9%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 87% Not Reported $39,585 87%
Psychology, General 92% $22,450 $36,717 92%
Public Health 58% $15,750 $36,141 58%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 72% $25,000 $72,083 72%
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other 71% Not Reported $54,035 71%
Social Work 94% $25,000 $38,829 94%
Sociology 60% Not Reported $33,993 60%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 96% $23,000 $44,604 96%

Salary Scores for UAA Master's Degrees

UAA ranks higher than 80% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 78% Not Reported $87,532 78%
Education, General 49% Not Reported $50,105 49%
Educational Administration and Supervision 98% Not Reported $84,653 98%
Engineering, Other 48% Not Reported $97,071 48%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 69% Not Reported $94,408 69%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 76% Not Reported $116,679 76%
Social Work 80% $26,831 $50,606 80%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 86% Not Reported $52,168 86%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 98% Not Reported $62,409 98%

Salary Scores for UAA Certificates

UAA ranks higher than 98% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 98% Not Reported $47,118 98%

University of Alaska Anchorage Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Rae Jackson 6/10/2019

I attended the University of Alaska Anchorage and had an amazing college experience. The professors were very helpful and provided as much critical feedback on assignments and exams that we had. There are many great resources for students on campus that helped me obtain quality education and I am very happy and satisfied with the education I received from UAA.

Aaron Krause 3/6/2019

My experience obtaining a degree in Psychology from the University of Alaska at Anchorage (UAA) cannot be separated from my personal outlook, or anyone elses. I found UAA to be a fun, professional, and rewarding university, and I am glad I attended. It did not come without its own pressures and struggles, but amidst all of that, I am keenly aware that I was surrounded by professionals, many who took an interest in helping me achieve my goals, such as professors and other students. The University was regionally... Read More