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  • 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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PWSC graduates during commencement

It's never too late to go to college!

If you're thinking of starting or continuing your college education, now is a great time to earn a degree or certificate. PWSC offers convenient online and evening classes so that you can work it into your schedule. Part-time student scholarships are also available for students who are enrolled in at least six credits.

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Paul May on top of a peak in Prince William Sound, Alaska

An adventurer and sailor, Paul has been on top of over 300 summits and is credited for more than 80 first ascents in Alaska.

Paul May stays fit for adventure
Kerra Apolo, PWS College Fiscal Technician

Kerra has a long history with PWSC. She first started as a student, and after graduating in 2010, she has held several job positions. Presently she works in the business office as a fiscal technician.

Employee spotlight: Kerra Apolo

Year in Review

As we start the new year, we like to 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 2018-2019 academic year!

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PWSC student on Thompson Pass
Sophia, Palomar PWSC Dual-Credit Student

Sophia has been taking dual-credit courses at PWSC. She is planning on completing the Certified Nurse Assistant course this spring and has an internship with Seed Media.

Sophia Palomar
PWS College student Jorge

Jorge is inspired to help others experience the benefits of outdoor recreation because that is what helped him when he was going through his own hardships.

Meet the students: Jorge Mandujano, Jr.