Description

The Ilisagvik College in Barrow, Alaska, is a postsecondary institution that serves the needs of the North Slope Borough and enhances the local culture by weaving the Iñupiaq cultural heritage and values into each of its programs of study.

To service the community, the college offers Adult Basic Education and GED programs so that students can receive the skills to further their employment or educational opportunities.

The school is one of the only accredited Alaska Native institutions located within the Arctic Slope and provides flexible program schedules to accommodate the needs of each student. Whether you are looking to improve your job status or seeking skill improvement, the college has programs for you.

The college supports students in many ways, whether it be picking you up from the airport, finding you housing or hosting native food potlucks and social events.

Students enrolled at Ilisagvik can pursue academics in workforce development and a number of courses in fields like:

  • Allied Health
  • Alaska Native Studies
  • Foundational Studies
  • Business Management
  • Statistics

If you’re interested in becoming a student you can contact an admissions advisor, who will guide you through the enrollment process.

A variety of scholarships are available to help cover tuition for eligible students from the Arctic Education Foundation, Native Corporation and Bureau of Indian Education grants. Other forms of financial aid include Pell grants, SEO grants and work-study programs.

Quick Facts about Ilisagvik College

Region

Alaska & Hawaii

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Parking Permit Required

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$2,740

Out-of-State Tuition

$3,940

Retention Rate

38%

Enrollment

251

Year Established

1996

Students

Total Students
251

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
18%
Part-Time
82%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
1%
African American
3%
Caucasian
19%
American Indian or Alaska native
70%
Asian
5%
Unknown and Other
2%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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