Public 2 Year

Prince William Sound Community College

Valdez, Alaska

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Prince William Sound Community College overview
Location Valdez, Alaska
Online pwscc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Remote Rural
Prince William Sound Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Prince William Sound Community College, located in Valdez, Alaska, offers an intimate educational setting in a remote and scenic environment, away from major metropolitan areas. Established in 1978, the college operates as a satellite campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The campus is characterized by modest facilities designed to complement the tranquil atmosphere of the surrounding Alaskan landscape. The academic profile of Prince William Sound Community College emphasizes programs that cater to maritime and outdoor leadership fields, aligning with the region's geographical influences and economic opportunities. Student housing is available, providing residential options for learners seeking to immerse themselves in the Valdez community. The institution maintains a relatively open admissions policy, aiming to be accessible to a broad range of students. While not heralded for its athletic programs, the college's focus remains on delivering practical and regionally relevant education in a setting that is profoundly connected to the natural environment.

Prince William Sound Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  80 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 669 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $3,480 plus fees of $968.


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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Prince William Sound Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$968
Room and Board $7,800
Budget for Other Expenses$0
Total One Year Cost$13,648

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Prince William Sound Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 48%
Education 43%
Engineering Technology 4%
Business 4%

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