Ilisagvik College

Barrow, AK

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Ilisagvik College Student Essentials

Ilisagvik College Student Essentials
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: 620
Year Established: 1996

About Ilisagvik College

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.

Ilisagvik College Location

Ilisagvik College
Narl Facility
Barrow, AK 99723

Getting Around Ilisagvik College


Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.



Total Students 620

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 18%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 69%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 2%
Latino 1%
African American 3%
Caucasian 18%
American Indian or Alaska native 69%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Unknown and Other 2%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 7%
Part-Time 93%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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