This article features top engineering colleges in Alaska that offer master and doctoral degrees in the fields of biological engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, etc. Please be informed that each school receives national wide rank as the ranking compares all engineering schools in the United States. Some important ranking factors include average GRE scores, alumni surveys, current student interviews, institutional research publications, and peer college assessment. In the following list of best engineering schools in the state of Alaska, you can see tuition cost for both in-state and out-of-state students, acceptable rates and admissions statistics for each top ranked engineering college.
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|National Ranking||Alaska Top Engineering Programs|
|176||University of Alaska–Fairbanks (Fairbanks, AK)
Overall acceptance rate: 24.5%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 687
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $372 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $760 per credit
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 140
Research expenditures per faculty member: $394,826
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $18,162,000
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
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1913 The first assembly line to assemble Model T cars began operating at Ford ‘s Michigan plant.
1955 In Alabama, Rosa Parks, a black woman, was arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger.
1859 John Brown was executed in Virginia for attacking the arsenal at Harper’s Ferry.
1942 As part of the “Manhattan Project” in Chicago, the world’s first controlled chain reaction was carried out.
1818 Illinois became the twenty-first state of the United States.
1989 During a meeting in Malta , US President George W. Bush and CPSU General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev announced the end of the Cold War.
1783 After the withdrawal of British troops from the United States in New York, General George Washington delivered a farewell speech to his officers.
1881 The first issue of the Los Angeles Times appeared in Los Angeles, California.
1942 During the Guadalcanal Campaign, the US Marine Corps operation known as Carlson’s Long Patrol ended.
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1848 In an address to Congress , US President James Polk announced the discovery of gold in California.
1933 The 21st Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified, repealing Prohibition.
1955 The AFL-CIO (AFL-CIO) is the largest trade union in the United States.
1865 The Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified, prohibiting slavery.
1877 The first issue of The Washington Post was published .
1884 The Washington Monument was completed on the National Mall in the District of Columbia.
1787 Delaware ratified the US Constitution, thus becoming the first US state.
1805 Members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition began building Fort Clatsop (in present-day Oregon), where they wintered until March 1806.
1941 Japan attacked the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
1972 The Apollo 17 spacecraft departed Cape Canaveral, Florida for the sixth manned mission to the Moon.
1941 After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States of America declared war on Japan.
1980 John Lennon was assassinated in New York.
1987 US President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev sign an agreement in Washington to eliminate intermediate and shorter range missiles.
1958 The John Birch Society was founded in Indiana, one of the most prominent radical right-wing public organizations in the US, consistently supporting anti-communism and restricting government rights .
1962 The US Congress passed a decision to establish the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona.