LKSD Counseling : Colleges/Vocational Training
There are many sections on the Advice page about this topic.
Also, check the Jobs/Explorations page for a more complete listing
of vocational opportunities, apprenticeships, internships, and summer programs. Find
resources there to increase your knowledge about your interests and yourself.
This page begins by listing AKCIS, then it introduces collegeboard.com.
The focus then turns to all the colleges and vocational training schools that are registered
in the State of Alaska, the majors in the University of Alaska system, the locations of
University of Alaska Community College Campuses, and information about RAHI.
Next comes a list of other colleges in Alaska, some vocational training centers in
Alaska (see the Jobs/Explorations page for more complete vocational
training information and apprenticeships), a short list of colleges
outside Alaska that might appeal to Native Alaskans, and a longer list
of colleges who have shown
interest in certain kinds of students.
AKCIS School Sorter by Location, Focus, Type or Name
Information on more than 600 program areas and
all U.S. accredited 2-year, 4-year and graduate schools.
If you need a username and password visit the AKCIS section of our
Once you know the username and password for your area
look for the log in page at the AKCIS site:
Their college search section is probably the best around.
School Information Search Sites and Related Topics
- The Complete List of Schools in Alaska: Colleges, Vocational, and
Exempt with active links as pdf.
They are from the bottom of the State's Student Loan website.
Degree Programs and Majors offered by the University of Alaska System
All University of Alaska sites searched at once:
University of Alaska Fairbanks majors: http://www.uaf.edu/catalog/current/majors.html
University of Alaska Anchorage majors: http://curric.uaa.alaska.edu/admreg/Majors.htm
University of Alaska Southeast majors: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/academics/alpha.html
Community Colleges within the University of Alaska System
Kenai Peninsula College
Prince William Sound Community College
Kachemak Bay Campus
Kuskokwim Campus (KuC)
UAF, Bristol Bay Campus
UAF, Chukchi Campus (Kotzebue)
UAF, Interior-Aleutians Campus
UAF, McGrath Center
UAF, Nenana Campus
UAF, Northwest Campus (Nome)
UAF, Tanana Valley Campus (Fairbanks)
UAF, Tok Center
UAS, Yukon Flats Center (FT. Yukon)
UAS, Ketchikan Campus
UAS, Sitka Campus
Rural Alaska Honors Institute (RAHI)
A bridging program offered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
that assists students in Rural Alaska in making the academic and
social transition between high school and college. RAHI is for
college-bound students who are willing to work hard and who are
dedicated to excellence. RAHI was organized by the University of
Alaska Fairbanks to serve rural and Alaska Native high school
honors students. Those who apply should have at least a 3.0
cumulative GPA and plan to have finished their junior or senior
year. They should read at or above grade level and committed to
earning a college degree.
- Other Colleges and Universities within Alaska:
Vocational Training Centers within Alaska
- The Alaska Job Corps allows students, aged 16 - 24, to
complete their GED while preparing for employment in one
of the following fields: business technology, construction,
service and technology.
The Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTEC) provides training
programs in physical plant technology, information technology,
business & office technology, automotive, diesel/heavy equipment
technology, industrial electricity, inspection and maintenance of
emission systems (I/M), pipe welding, power plant Operation and
Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) promotes the
economic and social development of tribal members in the Yukon-Kuskokwim
Delta in order to reduce joblessness.
http://www.avcp.org/services/EET.html (web site under construction)
Career Academy is a full service educational institution. Programs
offered include training and education in tourism, aviation,
hospitality, allied heath careers, and business and computers.
Center for Employment Education (CEE-AK) Anch. & Fbks.
The center provides training in hazardous material management,
construction technology training and commercial driving instruction.
Southwest Alaska AVCP Tribal College Development Office
is an aviation & information technology training center
Bethel, AK 99559
Take Flight Alaska offers professional flight training, professional
flight seeing and professional flight maintenance programs.
1740 E. 5th Ave.Anchorage, AK 99501
Yuut Yaqungviat Aviation is dedicated to training skilled and
competent professional pilots. Provides local training
opportunities designed to meet industry specific employment needs.
3341 North Apron Road
P.O. Box 2949
Bethel, AK 99559
- Colleges and Programs of interest to
Alaskan Native and Native American Students
American Indian College Fund provides information about the 30
tribal colleges located across the United States. The Fund raises
money for to assist students in attending these colleges.
American Indian Higher Education Consortium represents tribal
colleges in the United States and Canada. This site has links
to each college, a map of their locations and access to research,
the AIEHC newsletter and links to other institutions.
Ft. Lewis College (Durango, Colorado)
Haskell University (Lawrence, Kansas)
Indians Into Medicine Program (INMED) is a comprehensive educational
program assisting students who are preparing for health careers in
native communities. It is located at the University of North Dakota
School of Medicine & Health Services in Grand Forks, ND.
- Schools with Special Benefits for Certain Students
The following list is available as a pdf document:
Colleges with Special Benefits
Below are the institutions that were present at the annual
Alaska College & Career Fair in Anchorage in October 2004 to explain
special benefits to particular groups of students.
*Indicates that these schools provide special scholarships and/or
academic programs/services for minority students.
#Indicates that these schools provide scholarships and/or academic
programs/services for students who experience a disability. These
institutions need student information well in advance in order to
offer special accommodations.
Many other institutions have special benefits also. Use their
web sites to find out.
Alaska Pacific University *
Alaska Technological Learning Center * #
ANCSA Education Consortium *
Prince William Sound Community College *
Sheldon Jackson College * #
University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) *
UAF College of Engineering & Mines *
UAF College of Natural Science & Mathematics *
UAF College of Natural Resources & Ag Sciences * #
U. S. Marine Corps *
The Art Center Design College * #
California Institute of Technology #
California Lutheran University * #
California Maritime Academy *
Chapman University *
Sonoma State University * #
Adams State College * #
Colorado School of Mines *
Colorado State University * #
Denver Auto & Diesel College * #
Fort Lewis College *
Mesa State College #
University of Colorado at Boulder * #
University of Northern Colorado * #
Webber International University *
Savannah College of Art & Design * #
Chaminade University of Honolulu * #
University of Hawaii at Hilo * #
University of Hawaii at Manoa *
Northwest Nazarene University *
University of Idaho * #
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago #
University of Notre Dame *
Luther College * #
The University of Iowa * #
Wartburg College *
Augsburg College * #
Gustavus Adolphus College * #
Hamline University * #
St Cloud State University *
St. Olaf College *
Montana State University – Bozeman *
Montana Tech *
Rocky Mountain College * #
The University of Montana – Missoula * #
The University of Montana – Western * #
University of Nevada, Reno *
New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
North Dakota State University *
University of North Dakota * #
Eastern Oregon University *
George Fox University *
Linfield College * #
Oregon Institute of Technology * #
Oregon State University * #
Portland State University * #
Southern Oregon University * #
Southwestern Oregon Community College * #
University of Oregon * #
Willamette University * #
Haverford College *
Villanova University *
South Dakota State University * #
Vanderbilt University *
Middlebury College * #
Eastern Washington University * #
The Evergreen State College * #
Gonzaga University * #
Pacific Lutheran University *
Seattle Pacific University *
Seattle University * #
The University of Puget Sound *
Western Washington University * #
Whitman College *
Whitworth College *
West Virginia University * #
University of Wyoming * #