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UA encourages high school seniors to apply early Alaska over the last year."College is a game changer, leading to better careers and higher paying jobs," said Saichi Oba, associate vice president for student and enrollment services at the UA System. "Alaska data shows that 63 percent...
More Alaskans staying in state for college

...students enroll in Alaska universities, reversing a trend from a decade ago, a University of Alaska official said. Saichi Oba, University of Alaska associate vice president of student affairs, said that figure represents a 13 percentage-point...
Northwest Digest Alaska just because of the finite population we're working with who are looking for (higher education)," said Saichi Oba, director of enrollment services for the university. The Tanana Valley campus, however, had an almost 10 percent...
Amid downturn, more students enrolling at colleges in Alaska

...up 5.7 percent. Overall, the UA system has seen a 5.2 percent enrollment increase from the same point in 2008. Saichi Oba, the assistant vice president for student and enrollment services at the University of Alaska, said officials got the...
Alaska higher education falls short

...22 percent of first-time, full-time college students finish work toward a bachelor's degree within six years. Saichi Oba, the University of Alaska's assistant vice president of student and enrollment services, said it's not easy to...


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