Acceptance Rate 79.83%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 48.1%
Applicants 5,901
Admitted 4,711
Enrolled 2,266

Applying To Alaska Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 79.83% at Alaska colleges and universities where total 5,901 students have applied and 4,711 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $38.00 and the graduate application fees is $58.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Alaska colleges.
General Admission Information of Alaska Colleges
Open Admission Policy5 out of 10 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 38.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 58.00
Average Acceptance Rate79.83%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)48.1%
Average Test Scores1,155 SAT / 21 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 5,901 students (2,480 men and 3,421 women) applied to and 4,711 (2,004 men and 2,707 women) students were accepted to admit Alaska Colleges. Among them, 1,002 men and 1,264 women were enrolled into Alaska schools. The average acceptance rate is 79.83% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 48.10%. The table below shows the Alaska colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Alaska Colleges (2020-2021)
Acceptance Rate 79.83% 80.81% 79.13%
Enrollment Ratio 48.10% 50.00% 46.69%
[Chart]Alaska Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Alaska college, 273 students (40.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 261 students (38.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,280 and 25th percentile score is 1,030. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 75 and 25th percentile score is 49. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Alaska colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Alaska Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520.00650.00
SAT Math510.00630.00
ACT Composite17.0025.00
ACT Math17.0025.00
ACT English15.0025.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Alaska Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Alaska Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Alaska Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Alaska State, 7 schools use semester calendar systems and 0 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester7 out of 10 schools
Quarter0 out of 10 schools
Trimester0 out of 10 schools
Four-one-four plan0 out of 10 schools
Other academic year0 out of 10 schools
Differs by program1 out of 10 schools
Continuous1 out of 10 schools
Un-Known/Other1 out of 10 schools
Next table describes credits that Alaska colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits7 out of 10 schools
Credits for Life Experiences4 out of 10 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits6 out of 10 schools
Credit for Military Training7 out of 10 schools

Application Requirements

3 Alaska schools require High School GPA and 4 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 1 Alaska colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Alaska colleges.
Admission Checklist for Alaska Colleges
High School GPA30
High School Rank00
High School Record (or Transcript)40
Completion of College Preparatory Program03
Formal Demonstration of Competencies01
Admission Test Scores12
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)00