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AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology (AVTEC)

809 Second Avenue, Seward, AK

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The main location of AVTEC is in Seward, Alaska, 120 miles south of Anchorage on the Kenai Peninsula. The Health Department is located in Anchorage AVTEC. AVTEC will help you gain the skills you need for an exciting career. Tuition is affordable and AVTEC offers outstanding value for your money.

The cost of studying at AVTEC varies by program. For example the cost of an Associate degree in Nursing is $6,830. Tuition for the Business & Office Technology - General Business/Office Assistant program is $7,033. The course in welding costs $10,119. The course to earn a certificate in Professional Cooking and Baking is $14,472.

AVTEC aims to offer an outstanding learning environment for students. The staff will work with you in making the transition from the classroom to working.

Many outstanding services are offered. The school provides child care and family housing. AVTEC staff encourage healthy life-styles both in and out of the work place. Health information and wellness programs are available to all students. The school also provides student accidental insurance.

AVTEC is one of the most well-known schools for skills training in a wide variety of industrial and technological fields. The school is part of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development and is approved by the Alaska Commission on Post-Secondary Education.

At AVTEC, you will find a vibrant campus life. You will make new friendships that will last a lifetime. There is never a dull moment at AVTEC.

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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Transportation and Materials Moving

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $2,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $25 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid60%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships38%$3,193
Receiving Student Loans12%$6,522

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology may provide services including:

  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for AVTEC, versus those community colleges in Alaska, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 AVTECKenai Peninsula BoroughAlaska
Graduation Rate90.9%-63.1%
Transfer-out Rate1.0%-1.0%

Contact Information

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
60%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,086