Ilisagvik College

Overview of Ilisagvik College

Ilisagvik is in a quiet rural area, in Barrow, AK. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Ilisagvik earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

There is a relatively broad range of courses and programs available at the school. The most common major fields study at Ilisagvik include business and management, construction trades, fine arts, science and laboratory technician.

Ilisagvik Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as the school offers open admission.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here Ilisagvik does well in comparison to most schools.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 439 students (80 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at Ilisagvik are minorities. Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school.

Student Life

Ilisagvik is not thought of as a commuter school, and many students live on campus or nearby. Dorm living is common. Ilisagvik makes available student meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Ilisagvik College provides quality post-secondary academic, vocational and technical education in a learning environment that perpetuates and strengthens Inupiat culture, values and traditions. It is dedicated to providing well educated and trained individuals who meet the human resource needs of North Slope Employers."

More complete details are provided below.

Choose a campus :
Some campuses offers specific programs
American Indian/Native American Studies
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other
Indian/Native American Education
American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Building Construction Technology
Pipefitting/Pipefitter And Sprinkler Fitter
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
Construction Trades, Other
Welding Technology/Welder
Truck And Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator And Instructor
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art And Artisanry
General information
Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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