University of Alaska Anchorage

  • Prince William Sound College

    Prince William Sound College (PWSC) is a small and affordable two-year college located in beautiful Valdez, Alaska, with extension sites in Glennallen and Cordova. PWSC is accredited through the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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Northern lights in Valdez, Alaska by PWS College Alumni Daniel Barbero

National Suicide Prevention Month

In honor of September being National Suicide Prevention Month, PWSC is taking part in the national conversations around suicide prevention.

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PWSC Construction Academy Classes

Learn valuable skills in these upcoming construction classes. Students will also get to bring home a PWSC tool belt, safety glasses, and hard hat.   

Upcoming construction classes  
Salmonberry flower, Valdez, Alaska

Visit the UA coronavirus information website to learn how the University of Alaska is responding to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 situation and find links to communications, policy guidance and resources.

Coronavirus information

Year in Review

Take a moment to look back at all of the accomplishments achieved during our last year. Take a look at the Year in Review site for the 2019-2020 academic year!

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PWS College students at the Valdez Glacier in Alaska
Morgan and Joe at Wrangell St. Elias National Park

We had a chance to check in with Morgan Gantz, Park Planner and Compliance Coordinator at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, to learn about her summer working with PWSC intern Joe Kay.  

Morgan Gantz and Joe Kay at Wrangell St. Elias 
Sophia Palomar as a CNA at Providenc Medical

Kira Walters comes from a Coast Guard family. She has lived in so many different places, from Maine to South Carolina to Guam, Virginia, Washington, and even Alaska (when she was a child). Now she is back in Alaska to attend PWSC.

Meet Kira Walters