Outer Coast campus building

Outer Coast

Virtue can be inspired. Making change can be taught. Education that succeeds does both.

Contact Info
Business Hours

MON 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
TUE 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
WED 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
THU 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
FRI 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SAT 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SUN 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location & Map

PO Box 6573
Sitka, AK 99835
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About Us

Outer Coast is a new postsecondary institution in Sitka, Alaska.

  • A transformative, community-based, student-governed education for high school graduates.
  • Through the three pillars of academics, service & labor, and self-governance, Outer Coast programs engage the whole student.

Yeeÿ aaní káx̱ g̱unéix̱too.aat (May we walk on your land). Outer Coast is situated on Lingít Aaní, the ancestral home of the Tlingit peoples. We strive to build a community of safe, inclusive, and integrative learning for all.

Education, Learning & Fun, Outdoors & Recreation

Outer Coast Summer Seminar

Applications Now Open - in Sitka, Alaska

The Outer Coast Summer Seminar is an immersive opportunity for rising high school juniors, seniors, and (if Alaskan) graduated seniors to get a taste of college — and shape their…

Alaska Native Culture, Education, Outdoors & Recreation

Outer Coast Year 2023-24

Post-Secondary Education in Sitka

The Outer Coast Year is a transformative, community-based, student-governed education for high school graduates. The Outer Coast Year 2023-24 Application is open! Applications are being considered on a rolling basis …


Outreach Fellow with Outer Coast

Part of Alaska Fellows Program

We’re looking for an Outreach Fellow to start in the fall of 2024! This position is part of the Alaska Fellows Program, a fall-to-spring residential fellowship that pairs…

Education & Advocacy

Spring/Summer 2024 Faculty

At Outer Coast College in Sitka

We are excited to announce that we are opening a call for faculty to teach at Outer Coast during the 2024 Summer Seminar! The Outer Coast Summer Seminar…