Top Nursing Schools in Alaska

By | March 19, 2019

If you intend to purse a nursing degree in Alaska, you should aim at the top nursing schools in Alaska. Let’s show below, which schools have a standard curriculum for nursing education and are recognized by the market.

See the latest nursing school ranking of the state and check the top nursing colleges among the institutions and the best evaluated courses in Alaska.

  • TRAVELATIONARY: Detailed geography information including climate and bordering states of Alaska. Also includes GDP, unemployment rate, economic sectors, and other economy data about Alaska.

Top Nursing Schools in Alaska

List of Best Nursing Colleges in Alaska

Rankings Nursing Universities Nursing Colleges
1 University of Alaska Anchorage
Mailing Address: 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508-8030
Phone Number: (907) 786-4550
Website Homepage:
School of Nursing

Best Colleges for Nursing in Alaska

The population of Alaska

More than 710,000 people live in the state of Alaska (47th place in the USA), while the average population density here is the lowest in the USA – about 0.4 people per km 2.

Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska with nearly 300,000 residents. Other major cities in Alaska are Fairbanks (about 35,000 residents), and the state capital – Juneau (about 30,000 residents).

The largest urban agglomeration in Alaska was formed around Anchorage (about 375,000 people, almost half of the state’s total population).

The racial composition of the population of the state of Alaska:

  • White – 66.7%
  • Blacks (African Americans) – 3.3%
  • Native Americans (Indians or Eskimos of Alaska) – 14.8%
  • Asians – 5.4%
  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander – 1.0%
  • Other races – 1.6%
  • Two or more races – 7.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race) – 5.5%

The largest ethnic (national) groups among the population of the state of Alaska:

  • Germans – about 20%
  • Irish – about 13%
  • English – about 11%
  • Norwegians – about 4.5%
  • French – about 3.5%
  • Scots – about 3%

The state of Alaska has the highest percentage of indigenous people in the US population. Eskimos, Aleuts, Inuipaks and many other nationalities live here.

The largest groups among the residents of the state of Alaska in relation to religion:

  • Christians – about 69%, including:
    • Protestants – 47%, including:
      • Evangelists – 26%
    • Catholics – 14%
    • Orthodox – 13%
    • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) – 4%
  • Jews – 1%
  • Muslims – about 0.5%
  • Buddhists – about 0.5%
  • Atheists – 27%

Alaska has a very large number of followers of the Russian Orthodox Church, more as a percentage of the population than in any other US state. This situation is due to the history of Alaska, because it was the Russian Orthodox missionaries who were the first Europeans to preach among the natives of the state.

In general, Alaska, along with Washington and Oregon, is one of the least “religious” US states.