Online Colleges in Alaska

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While relatively isolated from the rest of the United States, due to Alaska's size and widespread population, four-year schools in the state have plenty of reason to offer online courses as an alternative to on-campus enrollment. The sole provider of such online offerings is the University of Alaska system, which is split into three campuses: Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Southeast, each with its own distance programs and resources.

But before we take a closer look at online colleges in AK, let's start with the current state of higher education and online education in the state.