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Associate of Arts in general studies

Earn a college degree in Valdez, Alaska!  

The Associate of Arts degree will give students an immediate edge in the job market and prepares them for further study. The program centers on developing knowledge and skills valued by employers and helping students progress towards a bachelor's degree by fulfilling general education requirements. 

Epic Location

PWSC students during new student orientation

PWSC students live and study in a beautiful location. PWSC is surrounded by mountains, ocean, rivers, and glaciers which provide you with a place for reflection and outdoor adventures!

Affordable Tuition

PWSC student at the Valdez Glacier in Alaska

Prince William Sound College (PWSC) has one of the lowest college tuition rates in Alaska.

Student Housing

PWSC students in front of student housing

The PWSC Valdez Campus offers students fully furnished, apartment-style student housing. Both full-time and part-time students can live in our on-campus housing. Each residence has a laundry facility and lounge on site. 

Tayler, PWSC student

"Moving 4,500 miles away from home was the most life-changing thing I have ever experienced. I remember flying over Anchorage and looking out the window realizing how big it was and thinking about how I was now going to be living somewhere totally new, knowing absolutely no one! Despite my initial fears, everything worked out. I am now lucky enough to work and study at a school where I can call my co-workers my best friends and go to college staff if I am struggling. I never thought I would be able to feel so connected in such a short amount of time. " - Tayler Hehir, Hillsdale, New Jersey

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