Alaska Residency Rules
Earning in-state tuition at universities in Alaska is tough, demanding a two-year domicile period and burdensome financial independence requirements.
There is a terrific loophole for University of Alaska-Fairbanks which makes me wonder why anyone in their right mind would ever pay out-of-state tuition there. Learn more about individual universities in Alaska below.
The loophole for University of Alaska-Fairbanks only: parents buy U of Alaska’s 529 college savings plan and get in-state tuition. Who is paying out-of-state here! Stop it!
Alaska Reciprocity Agreements:
Alaska is a member state of the Western Undergraduate Exchange which is a limited regional reciprocity agreement among select Western States.
University-Specific Overviews Below:
Below please find links to in-state overviews for select universities in Alaska. If your college is not highlighted, then please consider buying a University-Specific Nutshell Report or see all available university-specific in-state overviews.
Popular Universities in Alaska:
University of Alaska-Anchorage
University of Alaska-Fairbanks
Other Universities in Alaska:
University of Alaska Southeast-Juneau
Every College in Alaska Is Unique
Just as every state has its own in-state regulations, each college in the state has its own interpretations. Learn everything important about how to actually earn in-state tuition at the university in Alaska you’re most interested in.